Wednesday 22 February 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Dooley in Parkersburg and Clarence 13X.
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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