Wednesday 25 January 1905
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Édouard Mac-Avoy and Maria Trapp.
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1905 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Édouard Mac-Avoy: French painter and portraitist.
- Maria Trapp: Austrian-American musician and famous wife of Baron von Trapp, a homemaker, lecturer and organizer of the "Trapp Family Singers.
- Edouard Mac'Avoy: Caudéran-Bordeaux Painters.
- Maurice Roy: French-Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1985).
- Margery Sharp: English author and educator (d. 1991).
- Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa
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- My Little Canoe - Haydn Quartet
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