History Blog

February 22

Happy Birthday RIP George Washington(1732–1799) Dominick “Don” Pardo(1918–2014) Robert Young(1907–1998) Robert Jonathan Demme(1944–2017) ; Paul Dooley–91 Julius Erving–69 Dame Julia Walters–69 Ellen Greene–68 Kyle MacLachlan–60 Rachel Dratch–53 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–51 James Blount–45 Drew Barrymore–44 ; 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