February 1, 1918 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Russia adopts the Gregorian calendar (making the day February 14)

Birthdays in History

  • Maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Muriel Spark, Scottish writer (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2006)

Author Muriel Spark
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Muriel Spark