Sunday 1 February 1920
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Zao Wou-Ki and Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola.
His Royal Slyness, directed by Hal Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 February 1920
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1920 ?
- 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.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Zao Wou-Ki
- Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola
- Kenneth Bond: former vice-chairman.
- Pierre D'Oriola: French Olympic athlete, an equestrian, who took home Olympic gold medals for show jumping in 1952 and again in 1964.
- Pierre Jonquieres: France sport Champion.
- Mike Scarry: American football player and coach (d. 2012).
- 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)
- Soccer team Quick Boys forms.
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police.
- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations.
- Carter Glass ends his term as Treasury Secretary.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Invitation to the Waltz - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
- Tell Me - Al Jolson
- You'd be Surprised - Irving Kaufman
- That Naughty Waltz - Eddy Brown