February 22, 1889 (130 years ago)
•1889 President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.

February 22, 1924 (95 years ago)
•U.S. President Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President to deliver a radio broadcast from the White House.

February 22, 1959 (60 years ago)
•Lee Petty wins the first Daytona 500.

February 22, 1980 (39 years ago)
•In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3, in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in sports history.

February 22, 1995 (24 years ago)
•The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified.