Monday 22 February 1937
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Amazing Adventure, directed by Alfred Zeisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
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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.
- Dubravko Detoni: Composer.
- Samuel Whitbread: English brewer / multi-millionaire.
- Tommy Aaron in Gainesville: Georgia, USA; PGA golfer (1973 Masters, 1969 Canadian Open).
- John Vlazny: American ecclesiastic, the Archbishop and Bishop of Winona, Minnesota 1987-1997; the Archbishop of Portland November 1997.
- Joanna Russ: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Female Man, Alyx).
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