Sunday 22 February 1925
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Gorey and Bernard Musson.
Lady of the Night, directed by Monta Bell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
while The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kenned was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1925 ?
- 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.
- Edward Gorey: American writer and illustrator who produced more than 100 small morbid volumes since 1953, drawings that were generally accompanied by austere, whimsically sadistic texts.
- Bernard Musson
- Gerard Hoffnung: Berlin, Germany -- Artist / humorist / musician.
- Guy Mitchell [Albert George Cernick] in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor/singer (Red Garters, Three Redheads from Seattle).
- Raymond Joseph Cecil: British architect.
- Johannes Agnoli: German-Italian Marxist political scientist, though he rejected the label Marxist, preferring instead - somewhat ironically - to call himself an Agnolist.
- Denise Daprey: French astrologer, wife of astrologer André Daprey.
- Bernard Celestin: France sport Champion.
- Edward Gorey in Chicago: Illinois, USA; author/artist (The Curious Sofa).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1925 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Hello, 'Tucky - Al Jolson
- Me and the Boy Friend - Jane Green
- Show Me the Way - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Gotta Getta Girl - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
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