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Thursday 1 February 1900

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Philip Stewart and Stephen Potter. Another Picture Showing Demonstration of a Pneumatic Shell Riveter, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Another Picture Showing Demonstration of a Pneumatic Shell Riveter


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Demonstrating the Action of the Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co.'s Deck Machine

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Historical Events

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  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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  • Western Australia announced its refusal to join the Australian Federation unless it is given five more years of fiscal freedom.
  • Governor William Goebel of Kentucky dies of wounds after being shot by several assassins on January 30. Goebel, who had prevailed in a dispute over the winner of the election in November 1899, had been sworn in on his deathbed. The former Secretary of State of Kentucky Caleb Powers is later found guilty in the conspiracy to kill Goebel.
  • Strikers in Aachen, Vienna, and Brussels demand an eight-hour working day and higher wages.
  • The United Kingdom and the United States sign a treaty for the building of a Central American shipping canal across Central America in Nicaragua.
  • Second Boer War: The British House of Commons' vote of censure over the British government's handling of the war is defeated.

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Planetary positions on February 01, 1900 - Geocentric view

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  1. Mandy Lee - Arthur Collins
  2. In the Shadow of the Pines - Byron G. Harlan & A.D. Madeira

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