Saturday 22 February 1930
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Allison Hayes and JPS van Neerven.
City Girl, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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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.
- Allison Hayes: Washington, United States -- Actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman).
- JPS van Neerven: Dutch economist / editor (Limbourg Daily).
- James McGarrell: American painter.
- Jean Bobet: French road bicycle racer, the younger brother of Louison Bobet.
- Pierre Juquin: French communist politician and trade unionist.
- Marni Nixon: American soprano and playback singer for featured actresses in movie musicals. She is most famous for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including The King and I, West Side Story and My Fair Lady.
- Bill Mitchell: Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
- Godfried CE van Daalen: Dutch General / Governor of Atjeh, dies at 66.
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