Wednesday 22 February 1928US date format: 2/22/1928, UK date format: 22/2/1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Forsyth and Paul Dooley.
Feel My Pulse, directed by Gregory La Cava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1928 ?
- 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.
- Bruce Forsyth: London, England -- Comedian / TV host (Generation Game).
- Paul Dooley: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Paul Dooley in Parkersburg: West Virginia, USA; actor (Sixteen Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding).
- Clarence 13X: American religious leader (d. 1969).
- Axel Str?bye: Danish actor (d. 2005).
- Texas Brown: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013).
- 1st solo England to Australia flight lands (Bert Hinkler)