Friday 22 February 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mildred Davis and Robert Bothereau.
The Snowman, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1901 ?
- 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.
- Mildred Davis: Actress (Haunted Spooks), dies of coronary at 68.
- Charles E Whittaker: Kansas, United States -- US Supreme Court Justice (1957-62).
- Robert Bothereau: French trade unionist and resistant in World War II.
- Stefan Lorant: Pioneering Hungarian-American filmmaker, photojournalist, and author.
- Hans Schaarwachter: Germany Actor.