Monday 25 January 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- 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
- Marc Eyrolles: French publisher, head of the publishing house 'Les Éditions Eyrolles' created in 1925 by his father Léon Eyrolles.
- Henri Flamand: Aigre EXecutives.
- Richard Strauss' opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
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