Monday 1 May 1905
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nikolai Tikhonov and Leila Hyams New York City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1905 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
- Nikolai Tikhonov: Soviet Prime Minister (1980-85).
- Leila Hyams New York City: New York, actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap).
- Vittoria Crispo: Italian film and television actress, a character actor in the post-war period, who starred opposite the great Italian actors of the time.
- Edouard Duhour: France sport Champion.
- Edouard Mahe: France Painter.
- Gaston Meyer: Savignac les Eglises Journalist
- Paul Desruisseaux: French Canadian lawyer, businessman and politician (d. 1982)
- Henry Koster: German-American director producer and screenwriter (d. 1988)
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Listen to the Big Brass Band - Frank Stanley
- Reuben Haskins' Ride in the Red Devil - Len Spencer
- Oh Promise Me - Henry Burr
- Harry Macdonough - You and I
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