Why is there confusion about George Harrison's birthday?

Throughout his life George celebrated his birthday on February 25th. 

But in the early 1990s there were claims of a newly discovered hospital document. This supposedly recorded his time-of-birth as 11.50 PM, February 24,1943 


Only there was no hospital document because George Harrison was not born in a hospital, as his family repeatedly confirmed. His brother, Harry, remembered 'tiptoeing up the stairs to see him after he was born'. 

The stairs were those of a very small terraced house, 12 Arnold Grove. All existing documents confirm that George was born there in the early hours of February 25th 1943.

Nonetheless, February 24th has appeared in multiple sources, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, who have now corrected their mistake.

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