Monday 22 February 1943US date format: 2/22/1943, UK date format: 22/2/1943
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eduard Limonov and Bill Barclay.
The Human Comedy, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
On TV people were watching Barnyard WAAC.
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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.
- Eduard Limonov
- Bill Barclay
- Dick Van Arsdale: American athlete, pro basketball player from 1966-1977 for the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns.
- Dick Van Arsdale NBA all-star (New York Knicks: Phoenix Suns).
- David E: Skaggs; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Colorado).
- Horst Kohler: President of Germany.
- Horst Koehler: Statesman.
- Terry Eagleton: English philosopher and critic.
- Horst Köhler: Polish-German economist and politician 9th President of Germany.
- Otoya Yamaguchi: Japanese assassin of Inejiro Asanuma (d. 1960).
- Tom Van Arsdale: American athlete, pro basketball player for a variety of NBA teams from 1966-1977.
- Louise Lopez: Singer.
- Tom Van Arsdale NBA all-star (Detroit: Cincinnati, Kansas City-Omaha, Philadelphia).
- Sophie Scholl: German patriot, an active member of the Resistance Movement in "The White Rose" resistance cell, She and her brother Hans, who joined her in the resistance, were captured by the SS, and she was executed by beheading at the hands of the Gestapo on 2/22/1943, Munich, Germany.
- Hans Scholl: German patriot, an active member of the resistance movement "Die Weisse Rose".
- Christoph Probst: German resistance fighter (That Weisse Rose), dies.
- World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.