1732 - George Washington, First U.S. President
1817 - Niels Gade, Danish Composer
1857 - Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Scouting movement
1908 - Sir John Mills, Actor
1918 - Robert Pershing Wadlow, the world's tallest human
1932 - Ted Kennedy, U.S. Senator
1950 - Julie Walters, Actress
1962 - Steve Irwin, Herpetologist
1975 - Drew Barrymore, Actress
Boy Scouts Founder Lord Baden-Powell
The work of Danish composer Niels Gade (22 February 1817 – 21 December 1890).
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 5. Collegium Musicum Copenhagen with Michael Schønwandt, conducting. (YouTube, uploaded by Classical Music goturhjem2. Accessed February 22, 2018)
1879 - In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many five-and-ten-cent Woolworth stores.
1940 - Five-year-old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned in Tibet as His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama.