Thursday 22 February 1900
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Family Troubles, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1900 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Evald Aav: Composer.
- Giorgios Seferis Greece: poet (Nobel Prize 1963).
- Luis Bunuel: Spanish-born film director (d. 1983).
- Sean O Faolain: Irish author (d. 1991).
- Luis Buñuel: Spanish filmmaker who began his cinema studies in Paris in 1925; within a year he was an assistant director.
- A Paterson: Scottish physician and psychiatrist, the author of "Electrical and Drug Treatments in Psychiatry," 1963. Paterson is married and has three kids.
- James Sisnett: Barbadian super-centenarian (d. 2013)
- Hawaii became a US territory.
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- Nothing's Too Good for the Irish - Dan Quinn
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