Wednesday 22 February 1939US date format: 2/22/1939, UK date format: 22/2/1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include André Lawrence and Alain Jacquet.
Murder in the Night, directed by Norman Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Vine Street.
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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.
- André Lawrence: Canadian actor, movies and French TV,...
- Alain Jacquet: French artist, representative of the...
- Steve Barber pitcher (Baltimore Orioles: New York Yankees).
- Antonio Machado: Spanish poet and one of the leading...
- Netherlands recognizes Franco-regime in Spain.