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Thursday February 01, 1900: on this day

About February 1st, 1900, in brief:

  • Historical events: Western Australia announced its refusal to join the Australian Federation unless it is given five more years of fiscal freedom.
  • Day of the week: February 1st, 1900 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Sherman Hemsley, Michael C. Hall
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: In the Shadow of the Pines by Byron G. Harlan & A.D. Madeira
  • Popular movie: Caught directed by

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What day of the week was February 01, 1900?

February 01, 1900 was a Thursday and it was the 32nd day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 01, 1900 can also be written as 2/1/1900 in the US and as 1/2/1900 in UK and Europe.

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February 01, 1900: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 01, 1900:

  • 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.

February 01, 1900: What were the magazines covers that day?

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February 01, 1900: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 1st is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 01, 1900: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 01, 1900 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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February 01, 1900: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on February 01, 1900 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 01, 1900 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 01, 1900 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 13% full, rising at 07:48 am and setting at 08:58 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jan 15, 1900 while the next full moon would come on Feb 14, 1900.

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Who was born on February 01, 1900?

Famous people born on February 01, 1900:

  • Aoki Sōseki

    Renowned Japanese poet known for his haiku and tanka poetry.

  • Stephen Potter

    Known for his theories on social interaction and the concept of 'gamesmanship'.

  • John Stewart

    Scottish surgeon and physician, author of "turner’s diseases of ear, nose and throat.

  • John Philip Stewart

Whose famous birthday is on February 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 1st:

  • Sherman Hemsley
    Sherman Hemsley

    Sherman hemsley was an american actor best known for his role as george jefferson on the tv sitcoms all in the family and the jeffersons.

  • Michael C. Hall
    Michael C. Hall

    Michael c. hall is an american actor best known for his roles as david fisher in the hbo drama series six feet under and as dexter morgan in...

  • Clark Gable
    Clark Gable

    American actor, "the king", hollywood's most prominent male star.

  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee

    American actor, noted family, and the son of bruce lee, martial arts star.

  • Ronda Rousey
    Ronda Rousey

    American mixed martial artist, actress, and judoka.

  • Julia Garner
    Julia Garner

    Julia garner is an american actress known for her roles in ozark and the assistant.

  • Rick James
    Rick James

    American r&b singer and multi-instrumentalist (born 1948).

  • Terry Jones
    Terry Jones

    British filmmaker, writer, medieval historian and comic performer.

  • Renata Tebaldi
    Renata Tebaldi

    Italian operatic singer and lyrico spinto soprano, she is widely regarded as one of the most important italian lyrico singto sopranos.

  • Anna Kanakis
    Anna Kanakis

    Italian beauty queen, miss italy 1977 at the age of 15! when her age was revealed, she was disqualified from the miss world pageant.

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How old is someone born on February 01, 1900?

Someone born on February 01, 1900 is:

124 years 5 months old,

or 1493 months and 18 days old,

or 6494 weeks and 1 day old,

or 45459 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 01, 1900?

There are 198 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday February 1st 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 01, 1900?

You belong to the Lost Generation if you were born on February 01, 1900.

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February 01, 1900: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on February 1st?

Famous deaths on February 1st:

  • Maximilian Schell
    Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell was an Austrian-Swiss actor, director, and producer who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1961 film...

  • Heather O'Rourke
    Heather O'Rourke

    American child actress (b. 1975).

  • Hildegard Knef
    Hildegard Knef

    German actress, who was in 56 films by 1978.

  • John Vernon
    John Vernon

    Canada -- actor (animal houses, chained heats, dirty harry).

  • Hedda Hopper
    Hedda Hopper

    American journalist and hollywood gossip columnist.

  • Wanda Hendrix
    Wanda Hendrix

    American actress.

  • Richard Wattis
    Richard Wattis

    Actor (dick & duchess of liberace), dies aged 62.

  • Enzio Sciotti

    Famous for creating iconic movie posters for Hollywood films.

  • Navier Stokes

    Irish mathematician and physicist who co-derived the Navier-Stokes equations, which are fundamental in fluid mechanics.

  • Georgenia Shelley

    Renowned English novelist known for her Gothic novel 'Frankenstein'.

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February 01, 1900: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 01, 1900 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 29th and February 4th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

February 01, 1900: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 01, 1900 was In the Shadow of the Pines by Byron G. Harlan & A.D. Madeira, according to the music chart for the week January 29th and February 4th.

  1. - In the Shadow of the Pines
  2. - Mandy Lee

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Who was the US President on February 01, 1900?

On February 01, 1900 the US President was William McKinley (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 01, 1900?

On February 01, 1900 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 01, 1900?

On February 01, 1900 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about February 1st?

February 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - Two dissident irish republican campaign members were injured and shot in londonderry in separate attacks. (bbc).a mortar tube and ammunition were found at the irish border, county louth.
  • 2018 - Persecution of muslims in myanmar: five mass graves were discovered in northern rakhine state by the associated press. this was confirmed through multiple eyewitness testimony and video evidence. many of those buried in the graves were rohingya victims from the gu dar pyin massacre.
  • 2017 - A shootout broke out with security forces in azerbaijan, and four alleged extremists were killed. one suspect was arrested. according to the state security service, the suspect was linked to an unspecified religious extremist organization abroad.

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What happened in 1900?

1900 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • General French relieves Kimberley / Cecil Rhodes
  • Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • British troops over run Johannesburg

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What was the calendar for February 1900?

February 1900 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Thursday February 1, 1900