Wednesday 1 May 1907
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jan Pauw and Oliver Hill.
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- 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).
- Jan Pauw: CEO (Aruban Theater Group).
- Oliver Hill: civil rights attorney (d. 2007).
- Hayes Alvis: American bassist (Mills Blue Rhythm Band) (d. 1972).
- Kate Smith: American singer ("God Bless America"), dies in Raleigh, North Carolina at age 78 (born 1907).
- Belgium government of De Trooz forms
- Indian Mine Laws passes (concessions from Netherlands-Indies).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1907 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Whistle It - Ada Jones & Billy Murray & Frank Stanley
- Sombody's Waiting for You - Frank Stanley
- The Motor March - Vess Ossman
- Flanagan's Troubles in a Restaraunt - Steve Porter
- Manhattan Beach March - Prince's Orchestra
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