Friday 22 February 1907
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sheldon Leonard New York City and Robert Young.
Isbjørnejagten, directed by Axel Graatkjr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1907 ?
- 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.
- Sheldon Leonard New York City: New York; actor/director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie).
- Robert Young: American film and TV actor, best known for his role as the patient, wise and kind father on the TV series "Father Knows Best.
- Albert Maes: Tourcoing EXecutives.
- Sheldon Leonard: Producer / director (Dick Van Dyke), dies at 89.
- 1st cabs with taxi meters begin operating in London
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