On this day February 13-19, 2022 (week 07) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day February 13-19, 2022 (week 07)

February 13, 2022 - February 19, 2022 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features Donald Trump former U.S. President, Carlos Menem former President of Argentina, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of the World Trade Organisation, nylon, the prototype NASA orbiter Enterprise and the attack on Pearl Harbour

February 13, 2021: Donald Trump, the only U.S. President to be impeached twice, was acquitted by the Senate in his trial for his role in the January 6 attack on the Capitol

February 14, 2021: Carlos Menem, former President of Argentina, died aged 90. He led Argentina to an economic boom in the 1990s but was brought down by corruption scandals

February 15, 2021: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, the first woman and the first African to hold the post

February 16, 1937: DuPont received a patent for its new synthetic “miracle” fibre, named nylon. Commercial production of nylon for stockings started in 1939

February 17, 2021: A huge winter storm sweeping across the southern U.S. left millions without power. More than 100 people died in Texas alone as energy systems failed

February 18, 1977: Enterprise, the prototype NASA orbiter that paved the way for the space shuttle programme, made its maiden test voyage atop a Boeing 747

February 19, 1942: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the forced detention of all Japanese-Americans in internment camps in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbour

PUBLISHED: 07/02/2022; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press