February 22, 2024 was the 53rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 313 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
February 22 Historical Event(s)
In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and dime Woolworth stores.
President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.
World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.
World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
World War II: American aircraft mistakenly bomb the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.
Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Ban Me Thuot.
The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.
Aldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union.
The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified.
Who were born on February 22?
Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
Axel Strøbye, Danish actor (d. 2005)
Robert Kardashian, American lawyer (d. 2003)
Miou-Miou, French actress
Nigel Planer, British actor
Hugh Hewitt, American religious leader
Lenda Murray, American bodybuilder
Gigi Fernandez, Puerto Rican tennis player
Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
Giorgos Printezis, Greek basketball player
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