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Friday 1 February 1901

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clark Gable and Frank Buckles. The Snowman, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1901

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The Snowman

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

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The Ghost Train

The War in China -- Von Waldersee and Staff

An Oriental Highway

The French Bridge, Tien-Tsin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1901 ?

  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clark Gable: American actor and top star called "the King," Hollywood's quintessential masculine star.
  • Frank Buckles: last surviving American veteran of World War I (d. 2011).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1901 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1901 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. When the Harvest Days Are Over - Byron G. Harlan
  2. The Stars and Stripes Forever (new version) - Sousa's Band
  3. The Bride Elect: March - Sousa's Band

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