THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 22 in photos

1994 - Brian Brooks, of Midwest Caulking, works on the exterior of the parking ramp on the corner of Calhoun and Wayne Tuesday afternoon. Watching him is Joe Nickolaenko.
1994 - Shoppers at Southgate Plaza brave a blustery storm that blew in Tuesday evening.
1994 - Tom Antisdel sterilizes the bottles before the beer bottling process. The batch can be ruined if everything is not properly cleaned.
1994 - Indiana basketball's Alan Henderson.
1995 - Kendra Rider accepts the proposal from Andy Gary at the Fury game Wednesday night.
1995 - A firefighter cleans up the scene of a housefire in the 2800 block of Lafayette Street. The blaze was started by a 12-year-old boy. Police and fire departments were investigating.
1996 - Indiana Hazardous Waste Site Approval Authority member Bill Baitinger asks questions during a bus tour of the Adams Center Landfill.
1998 - Sister RoseMary Ekwebelam, left; Father Eugene Eburuche, center; and Pat Massaro visit at St. Mary's Catholic Church's 150th anniversary celebration in honor of black Catholics on Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Fort Wayne Woman's Club. Eburuche and Ekewebelam are both from the Sons of Mary Mother of Mercy in Nigeria, Africa.
1999 - Dawn Finkhouse, certified pharmacy technician, left, and pharmacist Dhad Buhr check computers for prescription requests at the Keltsch Pharmacy at Dupont Crossing. The flu season has been a boom for phamacies who are filling a record number of prescriptions.
2000 - Austin Singer, 3, holds up a book for his mom, Leslie Singer's, approval during their visit to the Peabody Library in Columbia City Tuesday morning.
2001 - A collapsed crane at the old Days Inn on Lima Road looked a whole lot worse then it could have been. A construction worker from Martin Construction Company was trapped in the site, but was rescued in good condition Thursday afternoon.
2002 - Columbia City's Ian Heuer tries to stop Elkhart's Derek Drews from rebounding during Friday night's game at Columbia City. Columbia City won the game.
2005 - Kids from Haley Elementary School tour Yoder Sugarbush, learning about maple syrup, where it comes from, and how it is made.
2006 - Paul Ladd, organizer of new local racing history museum located inside of the WWII Victory Museum in Auburn.
2006 - Laurie Mounsamrouath, left, takes time to play with her 2 1/2 -year-old son Sam, center, with her husband Sam. The family is facing high medical bills due to Laurie's cancer treatments.
2008 - Mike Moore and Celia Jackson work on the wheel at Charlie Cummings Clay Studio during class Thursday evening.
2008 - Deborah Patterson, a "Big Buddy," who is retired from Lincoln National Corp., plays Jenga with her lunch buddy, Pedro, 9, a fourth-grader at Washington Elementary. The school reached a milestone recently with 104 lunch buddies, who eat lunch and play games with their buddies once a week. Through the program, Patterson has been able to help Pedro realize his dreams, such as becoming an architect, which they discussed while playing this block-building game. The program is offered through Big Brothers Big Sisters and has been in the school 2 1/2 years.
2010 - Rick Keefer says he and other Cherry Hill residents paid a premium to live next to the northeast-side neighborhood's golf course, and worries that a proposed office development will hurt the area's beauty, tranquility and property values. He hopes City Council will overrule the Plan Commission's approval of the project next month.
2010 - The annual North Side Jazz Festival was held Saturday, with 29 area high schools performing over eight hours. Duquesne University Jazz Studies Director Mike Tomaro offered instruction, and the day ended with a concert by the top two jazz bands of the day, and a performance by the New Millennium Jazz Orchestra and Tomaro. Pictured is the band from Leo Junior-Senior High School.
2013 - Dave Johnson, left, who volunteers weekly at Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, stocks shelves as clients pick out food in the food bank's Community Cupboard grocery area.
2016 - The Homestead swim team celebrates its championship Saturday at the IHSAA Boy's Swim Sectional at South Side.
2016 - LED lighting on the Ash Skyline Plaza brightens downtown early Friday morning on the corner of Wayne and Harrison streets. The rainbow of colors drifted across three sides of the building that’s currently under construction. The lights are able to change colors for seasons and special events, according to a December blog post at takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.