Friday 1 February 1901
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
La revista de la Escuadra Argentina
Which were the important events of 1 February 1901 ?
- 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.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
See other famous people born on 01 February
Frank Buckles: last surviving American veteran of World War I (d. 2011).
Clark Gable: American actor and top star called "the King," Hollywood's quintessential masculine star.
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Faithfully to relate how Eliphalet Hopper came try St. Louis is to betray no secret. Mr. Hopper is wont to tell the story now, when his daughter-in-law is not by; and sometimes he tells it in her presence, for he ...
Maurice Thompson wrote this popular book that continues to be widely read today despite its age.
t the stair-foot the landlord stopped me. "Here, lad, take a candle. The stairs are dark, and, since I like your looks, I would not have you break your neck."
Gilbert Parker was a late 19th and early 20th century politician and novelist who wrote prodigiously. The British-Canadian's works are still popular in the 21st century.
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