What Happened on February 22, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Sir Malcolm Campbell sets world land speed record speed of 272.46 mph driving his famous Blue Bird car at Daytona Beach, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Smith, English footballer, born in Lingdale, England
  • Joseph Lechleider, American electrical engineer (invented DSL /high speed internet technology), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, Duchess of Kent, born in Hovingham, United Kingdom
  • Louise Lopez, American singer (Odyssey), born in Connecticut (d. 2015)