Thursday 23 February 1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ralph Earnhardt and Margot Seitelman.
A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Ralph Earnhardt: American race-car driver, the father of race champion Dale Earnhardt and grandfather of racer Dale, Jr.
- Margot Seitelman: German-American Executive Director of American Mensa since 1961 when she answered an ad in the New York Times.
- Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev: Siberia, USSR -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A).
- Vasili Lazarev: cosmonaut (d. 1990).
- André Strappe: French footballer who played striker, and later served as a manager.
- Andre Strappe: France sport Champion.
- Hans Herrmann: German race car driver.
- Vasily Lazarev: Russian colonel physician and astronaut (d. 1990).
- Duke of: Beaufort.
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