Saturday 22 February 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sir John Mills and Romulo Betancourt.
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1908 ?
- 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.
- Sir John Mills: English actor (d. 2005).
- Romulo Betancourt: Venezuelan president (d. 1981).
- John Mills: British actor on stage, film and TV, a singer and producer.
- Rómulo Betancourt: Venezuelan politician 56th President of Venezuela (d. 1981).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Love You So - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson
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