Saturday 2 February 1901
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Connie Gilchrist and Jascha Heifetz.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1901 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Connie Gilchrist: Brooklyn, New York -- Actress (Cry Havoc, Letter to 3 Wives).
- Jascha Heifetz: Lithuanian-American musician who was a world famous violinist who played as a soloist with virtually all of the world's great orchestras.
- Female Army Nurse Corps established as a permanent organization.
- Funeral of Queen Victoria.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1901 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Stars and Stripes Forever (new version) - Sousa's Band
- When the Harvest Days Are Over - Byron G. Harlan
- The Bride Elect: March - Sousa's Band
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