Tuesday 1 February 1910
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include H Stanley and Michael Kanin.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, directed by Grard Bourgeois, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
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- 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
- H Stanley: Cayzer.
- Michael Kanin: Rochester, New York -- Director / writer / actor (Woman of the Year).
- Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme: Tibetan politician (d. 2009).
- Pierre Horay: French publisher, founder in 1946 of the eponymous 'Horay' publishing house.
- Ngapoi Jigme: Chinese general and politician (d. 2009).
- Otto Julius Bierbaum German writer (Irrgarten Der Liebe): dies at age 44.
- 1st British labour exchange opens
- Dragoumis government forms in Greece.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1910 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now - Manuel Romain
- Madama Butterfly: Finale Ultimo (Butterfly's Death Scene) - Geraldine Farrar
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