Saturday 22 February 1936
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Henny Moan and Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr].
Wife vs. Secretary, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds 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.
- Henny Moan
- Ernie K-Doe [Ernest Kador Jr]: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Rocker.
- Adam Bodor: Hungarian writer from Transylvania.
- Ernie K-Doe: American R&B singer best known for his 1961 hit single "Mother-in-Law" which went to #1 on the Billboard pop chart in the U.S.
- J Bishop: American microbiologist and immunologist Nobel Prize laureate.
- Johan M Skjoldborg: Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74.
- Construction on Ypenburg Netherlands airport begins
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