Famous Deaths for 22nd February 2022

1770 – Christopher Snider, 11, Boston, becomes 1st martyr of US Revolution
1878 – Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84
1930 – Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66
1976 – Florence Ballard, American pop and RandB singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 – “Buttered Popcorn”; “Where Did Our Love Go”), dies of a heart attack at 32
1976 – Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
1983 – Christina E “Christine” Auwen, singer and wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
1997 – Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers), dies at 68
2006 – Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (b. 1961)
2007 – Edgar Evans, Welsh tenor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 94
2007 – Howard Verne Ramsey, oldest U.S. veteran of WWI (b. 1898)

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