On This Day

February 22, 1933 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • 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