What Happened On 22nd February 1974 In History

February 22nd (1974) was a Friday. 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, 1974

  • » The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation called Organisation of the Islamic Conference summit begins in Lahore, Pakistan. Thirty-seven countries attend and twenty-two heads of state and government participate. It also recognizes Bangladesh.
  • » Samuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.

Famous Birthdays on February 22 in 1974

  • » James Blunt, English singer-songwriter
  • » Chris Moyles, English radio and television host

February 22nd Famous Deaths for 1974

  • » Samuel Byck, American criminal (b. 1930)

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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