Wednesday 25 January 1905
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Édouard Mac-Avoy and Maria Trapp.
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while The Marriage of William Ashe by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1905 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Édouard Mac-Avoy: French painter and portraitist.
- Maria Trapp: Austrian-American musician and famous wife of Baron von Trapp, a homemaker, lecturer and organizer of the "Trapp Family Singers.
- Edouard Mac'Avoy: Caudéran-Bordeaux Painters.
- Maurice Roy: French-Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1985).
- Margery Sharp: English author and educator (d. 1991).
- Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa
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- My Little Canoe - Haydn Quartet
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