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February 22

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In the headlines today:
1998Singer Tori Amos marries sound engineer Mark Hawley.
1997Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez marries former waiter Ojani Noa.
1987Pop artist Andy Warhol dies in New York City at age 58.

The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper (Capitol Records)
The Beatles record a trio of pianos for A Day In The Life, a song that will ultimately appear on their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)

1965The Beatles begin filming scenes on location in the Bahamas for their second movie, Help!
1964The Beatles leave for England, after completing their first American tour and appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
1965Felix Frankfurter, US Supreme Court Justice, dies.
1934It Happened One Night, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, premieres at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
1924Calvin Coolidge becomes the first US president to deliver a radio address from the White House.
1889US president Grover Cleveland signs a bill to admit North and South Dakota, Montana and Washington state to the Union.
1879Frank W. Woolworth opens his first store in Utica, New York.
1865The US state of Tennessee makes slavery illegal.
1851The Kirkwood runs aground in New Jersey, mistaking the Smith Hotel for a vessel that refused to return its signal.
1819Spain cedes Florida to the US.
1813  Ft. Presentation, New York, is captured by the British, during the War of 1812.

Born today:

1975  Drew Barrymore - actress

1971  Jose Solano - actor

1959  Kyle MacLachlan - actor

1950  Julius Erving II - basketball hall of famer

1949  Niki Lauda - auto racer

1945  Oliver - singer

1944  Jonathan Demme - movie director

1934  Sparky Anderson - baseball manager

1932  Edward Kennedy - Massachusetts senator, brother of John F. and Robert Kennedy

1918  Chuck Finley - former baseball team owner

1918  Don Pardo - TV announcer

1908  John Mills - actor

1907  Sheldon Leonard - actor, TV director, producer

1907  Robert Young - actor (Marcus Welby, M.D.)

1857  Robert Baden-Powell - founder, British Boy Scout Association

1819  James Russell Lowell - poet, author

1810  Frederic-Francois Chopin - composer, pianist

1778  Rembrandt Peale - portrait artist

George Washington

1732  George Washington - US general, first US president
 (photo credit: NARA)



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