Wednesday 2 August 1933
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ellis Amburn and Gino Landi.
Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Ellis Amburn: American book editor and biographer, who has written books about Roy Orbison, Janis Joplin, Warren Beatty, Elizabeth Taylor and Buddy Holly.
- Gino Landi: Italian choreographer and theatre director.
- Ioannis Varvitsiotis: Greek politician Greek Minister of Defence.
- Opening of the Stalin White Sea ampndash Baltic Sea Canal, a 227 km navigable waterway constructed using forced labour in the Soviet Union connecting the White Sea with Lake Onega and the Baltic.
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