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(Brown)–94 Julius Erving–72 Dame Julia Walters–72 Ellen Greene–72 Kyle MacLachlan–62 Rachel Dratch–56 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–54 James Blount–48 Drew Barrymore–47 ; 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