Monday 1 February 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1909 ?
- 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
- Douglas Hall: Governor (Somaliland Protectorate).
- George Beverly Shea: Canadian singer.
- George Shea: Canadian-American singer-songwriter (d. 2013).
- Helen Chandler: Charleston, South Carolina -- Actress (Christopher Strong, Dracula).
- US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah opens.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1909 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Alabam' - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- No News, Or What Killed the Dog - Nat Wills
- Honey Lou - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Arthur Pryor's Band - National Emblem March
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