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  • House of Representatives, Washington D.C, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 22, 1868

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Declaration of William D. Kelley

    House of Representatives, Washington D.C, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 22, 1868

    Expressing the widespread sentiment among House Republicans, Representative William D. Kelley (on February 22, 1868) declared: Sir, the bloody and untilled fields of the ten unreconstructed states, the unsheeted ghosts of the two thousand murdered negroes in Texas, cry, if the dead ever evoke vengeance, for the punishment of Andrew Johnson.




  • Soviet Union
    Monday Feb 22, 1943

    Vasily Zaitsev

    Zaytsev was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union

    Soviet Union
    Monday Feb 22, 1943

    On 22 February 1943, Zaytsev was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. He returned to the front and finished the war at the Battle of the Seelow Heights in Germany, with the military rank of captain. He became a member of the Communist Party in 1943.




  • Hòa Bình, Vietnam
    Friday Feb 22, 1952

    First Indochina War

    The Việt Minh launched attacks on Hòa Bình

    Hòa Bình, Vietnam
    Friday Feb 22, 1952

    The Việt Minh launched attacks on Hòa Bình, forcing the French to withdraw back to their main positions on the De Lattre line by February 22, 1952.




  • London, England
    Saturday Feb 22, 1964

    The Beatles

    Returning to the UK

    London, England
    Saturday Feb 22, 1964

    The band flew to Florida, where they appeared on the weekly Ed Sullivan Show a second time, before another 70 million viewers, before returning to the UK on 22 February.




  • Iraq
    Friday Feb 22, 1991

    Gulf War

    Iraq agreed to a Soviet-proposed ceasefire agreement

    Iraq
    Friday Feb 22, 1991

    On 22 February 1991, Iraq agreed to a Soviet-proposed ceasefire agreement. The agreement called for Iraq to withdraw troops to pre-invasion positions within six weeks following a total ceasefire, and called for monitoring of the ceasefire and withdrawal to be overseen by the UN Security Council.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 22, 1993

    Bosnian War

    Resolution 808

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Feb 22, 1993

    On 22 February 1993, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 808 that decided "that an international tribunal shall be established for the prosecution of persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law".




  • Naples, Italy
    Sunday Feb 22, 1998

    Francesco Totti

    Win goal against Napoli

    Naples, Italy
    Sunday Feb 22, 1998

    Totti finished the league season reaching double figures in goals scored for the first time in his career; including a goal in the club's 2–0 away win against Napoli on 22 February 1998, Totti scored 13 goals in Serie A in total, and contributed to Roma's fourth-placed league finish that year.


  • England
    Thursday Feb 22, 2007

    Prince Harry

    The Ministry of Defence and Clarence House joint announcement

    England
    Thursday Feb 22, 2007

    In 2006, it was announced that Harry's unit was scheduled to be deployed in Iraq the following year. A public debate ensued as to whether he should serve there. Defence Secretary John Reid said that he should be allowed to serve on the front line of battle zones. Harry agreed saying, "If they said 'no, you can't go front line' then I wouldn't drag my sorry ass through Sandhurst and I wouldn't be where I am now." The Ministry of Defence and Clarence House made a joint announcement on 22 February 2007 that Harry would be deployed with his regiment to Iraq, as part of the 1st Mechanised Brigade of the 3rd Mechanised Division – a move supported by Harry, who had stated that he would leave the army if he was told to remain in safety while his regiment went to war. He said: "There's no way I'm going to put myself through Sandhurst and then sit on my arse back home while my boys are out fighting for their country."


  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 22, 2010

    DC Comics

    Anonymous buyer

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 22, 2010

    On February 22, 2010, a copy of Action Comics #1 (June 1938) sold at an auction from an anonymous seller to an anonymous buyer for $1 million, besting the $317,000 record for a comic book set by a different copy, in lesser condition, the previous year.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 22, 2011

    Amazon

    Amazon rebrands its Amazon Video service

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 22, 2011

    Amazon rebrands its Amazon Video service as Amazon Instant Video and adds access to 5,000 movies and TV shows for Amazon Prime members.


  • Rome, Italy
    Thursday Feb 22, 2018

    Ciro Immobile

    First European hat-rick

    Rome, Italy
    Thursday Feb 22, 2018

    On 22 February 2018, Immobile scored a hat-trick in the Europa League round of 32 second leg home to Steaua București in a 5–1 win, which allowed Lazio to qualify, 5–2 on aggregate, to the round of 16.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday Feb 22, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    The WHO Situation report - 33

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Saturday Feb 22, 2020

    On 22 February, the WHO announced in its report that the number of confirmed cases was 77,794 and the number of deaths was 2359


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