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What Happened On 22nd February 1943 In History

February 22nd (1943) was a Monday. It's the 50th day of the year (51st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 22nd February, 1943

  • » World War II: Members of the White Rose resistance, Sophie Scholl, Hans Scholl, and Christoph Probst are executed in Nazi Germany.

Famous Birthdays on February 22 in 1943

  • » Terry Eagleton, English philosopher and critic
  • » Horst K√∂hler, German politician, 9th President of Germany
  • » Otoya Yamaguchi, Japanese assassin of Inejiro Asanuma (d. 1960)

February 22nd Famous Deaths for 1943

  • » Christoph Probst, German activist (b. 1919)
  • » Hans Scholl, German activist (b. 1918)
  • » Sophie Scholl, German activist (b. 1921)

February 22nd Holidays in History

  • » Birthday of Scouting and Guiding founder Robert Baden-Powell and Olave Baden-Powell, and its related observance:
  • » World Thinking Day (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts)
  • » Scientology holidays known as Celebrity Day (Church of Scientology)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints e.g Feast Day:
  • » Baradates
  • » Eric Liddell (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Cathedra Petri or Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Margaret of Cortona
  • » February 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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