Friday 22 February 1946
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Éric Aumonier (bishop) and Éric Aumonier.
Rome, Open City, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
while This Side of Innocence by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It's a Gift.
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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.
- Éric Aumonier (bishop)
- Éric Aumonier: French bishop, who was named by Pope John Paul II as Bishop of Versailles on 11 January 2001.
- Dan Millman: American author and lecturer in the self-help field.
- Wilfried David
- Evert Dolman
- Kresten Bjerre: Danish footballer and manager (d. 2014).
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