Historical Events for 22nd February 2021

1281 – Simon de Brion elected Pope Martinus IV
1288 – Girolamo Masci elected Pope Nicolas IV
1898 – Black postmaster lynched, his wife and 3 daughters shot in Lake City, South Carolina
1934 – André Malraux and Édouard Corniglion-Molinier set out to find the lost capital of the Queen of Sheba, as mentioned in the Old Testament
1935 – Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House
1941 – German assault on El Agheila Libya
1945 – Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland
2014 – After winning the men’s parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russian snowboarder Vic Wild wins his 2nd gold in the parallel slalom
2019 – Robert Kraft, owner of NFL team the New England Patriots, charged with soliciting prostitution, as part of human-trafficking sting operation in Jupiter, Florida
2019 – Actor Jussie Smollett suspended from US TV show “Empire” after revealed that actor made false claims about racist and homophobic attack

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