Saturday 22 February 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr] and Adam Bodor.
Wife vs. Secretary, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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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.
- Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr]: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Rocker.
- Adam Bodor: Hungarian writer from Transylvania.
- Ernie K-Doe: American R&B singer best known for his 1961 hit single "Mother-in-Law" which went to #1 on the Billboard pop chart in the U.S.
- J Bishop: American microbiologist and immunologist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Johan M Skjoldborg: Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74.
- Construction on Ypenburg Netherlands airport begins
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