History Blog

February 22

Happy Birthday RIP George Washington(1732–1799) Dominick “Don” Pardo(1918–2014) ; Paul Dooley–90 Robert Jonathan Demme–74 Julius Erving–68 Dame Julia Walters–68 Ellen Greene–67 Kyle MacLachlan–59 Rachel Dratch–52 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–50 James Blount–44 Drew Barrymore–43 ; 1879 – In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of five and dime Woolworth stores ; 1935 – It became illegal for airplanes to fly over the White House