Thursday 2 February 1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Fluck and Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham.
The Last Command, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Alan Fluck: Musical educationalist.
- Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham: Jr, American civil rights activist (d. 1998).
- Luigi Ciriaco: De Mita; Prime Minister of Italy (1988-89).
- Howard Caine in Nashville: Tennessee, USA; actor (Californians).
- Philippe Chatrier: French tennis player.
- Jay Handlan: American basketball player and engineer (d. 2013)
- A Higginbotham: Jr. American judge author and activist (d. 1998)
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