Wednesday February 01, 1905
US date format: 2/1/1905, UK date format: 1/2/1905
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cesare Fantoni and Ernst Carl.
Over the Hedge, directed by Tim Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 1905?
- 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.
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- Hague soccer team ADO forms.
- Oswald Aschenbach German painter: dies at age 77.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1905?
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- Vess Ossman - St. Louis Rag