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Thursday 1 February 1900

1900-02-01

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fight Between a Lion and a Bull

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Caught

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

High School Pupils

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Necessary Qualifications of a Typewriter

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

The Girl from Paris

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1900 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stephen Potter: Humorist / writer (School for Scoundrels, Shipbuilders).
  • John Stewart: Scottish physician and surgeon, the author of "Turner's Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat.
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Facts:
  • Western Australia announced its refusal to join the Australian Federation unless it is given five more years of fiscal freedom.
  • Governor William Goebel of Kentucky dies of wounds after being shot by several assassins on January 30. Goebel, who had prevailed in a dispute over the winner of the election in November 1899, had been sworn in on his deathbed. The former Secretary of State of Kentucky Caleb Powers is later found guilty in the conspiracy to kill Goebel.
  • Strikers in Aachen, Vienna, and Brussels demand an eight-hour working day and higher wages.
  • The United Kingdom and the United States sign a treaty for the building of a Central American shipping canal across Central America in Nicaragua.
  • Second Boer War: The British House of Commons' vote of censure over the British government's handling of the war is defeated.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1900 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Folks at Home - Vess Ossman

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Books

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To Have and to Hold

By: Mary Johnston

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Red Pottage

By: Mary Cholmondele

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Unleavened Bread

By: Robert Grant

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The Reign of Law

By: James Lane Allen

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