Wednesday 3 February 1909
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Simone Weil and André Cayatte.
The Old Curiosity Shop, directed by Warwich Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 February 1909
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Which were the important events of 3 February 1909 ?
- Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
- Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
- United States - Four Chaplains Day.
- Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
- Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
- Mozambique - Heroes' Day.
- Saint Werburgh
- Saint Hadelin (+690)
- Simone Weil: French mystic, social philosopher and religious apologist who completed many brilliant studies in literature, philosophy and logic.
- André Cayatte: French film director, screenwriter, poet, novelist, lawyer who used filmmaking as means of criticizing french legal system; also journalist, married once, one child.
- Lauritz Dorenfeldt: Norwegian jurist.
- M Vasalis: [Margaretha Droogleever Fortuyn-Leenmans] poet (Phoenix).
- Kurt Petter: German-Swedish physician (d. 1969).
- Jeanne Hazelhurst: Mexican-American astrologer who joined AFA in October 1976 and died the following month in Margate, FL.
- Andre Cayatte: French filmmaker (d. 1989).
- Johann Georg Herzog composer: dies at age 86.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Right Church, but the Wrong Pew - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Brown Eyes, Good-Bye - Haydn Quartet