Monday 25 January 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marc Eyrolles and Henri Flamand.
Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
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- 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
- Marc Eyrolles: French publisher, head of the publishing house 'Les Éditions Eyrolles' created in 1925 by his father Léon Eyrolles.
- Henri Flamand: Aigre EXecutives.
- Richard Strauss' opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
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