February 22

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  • 1495: Real World - King Charles VIII of France claims the throne of Naples.
  • 1942: Real World - President Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur to leave the Philippines as the U.S. defense of the nation collapses. MacArthur swears "I shall return."
  • 1956: Real World - Elvis Presley's song "Heartbreak Hotel" hits the music charts, bringing Elvis there for the first time.
  • 1994: Real World - Aldrich Ames, a CIA employee, and his wife are charged with spying for the Soviet Union.
  • 1997: Real World - Scientists in Scotland reveal the successful birth of the clone sheep, Dolly.
  • 2006: Real World - The al-Askari Mosque, a major Shi'ite holy site in Iraq, is bombed, resulting in a series of protests and reprisal attacks throughout the nation.

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