Wednesday 22 February 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- 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.
- Paul Dooley in Parkersburg: West Virginia, USA; actor (Sixteen Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding).
- Clarence 13X: American religious leader (d. 1969).
- Axel Str?bye: Danish actor (d. 2005).
- Bruce Forsyth: London, England -- Comedian / TV host (Generation Game).
- Texas Brown: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013).
- Paul Dooley: American actor producer and screenwriter
- 1st solo England to Australia flight lands (Bert Hinkler)
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