Wednesday 22 February 1933
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley and Bobby Smith.
Mystery of the Wax Museum, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll 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.
- Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley: England, United Kingdom -- Duchess of Kent.
- Bobby Smith: English footballer.
- Joseph Raffael: American artist who describes his style as contemporary realism and who takes his inspiration from the natural world.
- Tor Staff: Norwegian barrister.
- Katharine Worsley: British nobility, the Duchess of Kent.
- Roger Gicquel: Thiers sur Théve Journalist
- Justin Capră: Romanian engineer and academic (d. 2015)
- Katharine : Duchess of Kent
- Sheila Hancock: English actress and author
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