Explore

Wednesday 2 August 1933

1933-08-02

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 1933.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 2 August 1933 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Baby Face

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook

Country: United States

More info

His Private Secretary

Directed by: Philip H. Whitman

Starring: Evalyn Knapp, John Wayne, Reginald Barlow

Country: United States

More info

Gold Diggers of 1933

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States

More info

A Study in Scarlet

Directed by: Edwin L. Marin

Starring: Reginald Owen, Anna May Wong, June Clyde

Country: United States

More info

The Barbarian

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 2 August 1933!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1933 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ioannis Varvitsiotis: Greek politician Greek Minister of Defence.
  • Gino Landi: Italian choreographer and theatre director.
  • Ellis Amburn: American book editor and biographer, who has written books about Roy Orbison, Janis Joplin, Warren Beatty, Elizabeth Taylor and Buddy Holly.
See other famous people born on 02 August
Facts:
  • 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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 2 August 1933 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1933?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juan Trippe -- July 31, 1933
  • Science: Science vol. 78 issue 2013
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harold L. Ickes -- July 24, 1933

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Anthony Adverse

By: Hervey Allen

Anthony Adverse

More info

As the Earth Turns

By: Gladys Hasty Carroll

Book by Carroll, Gladys Hasty

More info

Ann Vickers

By: Sinclair Lewis

ANN VICKERS

More info

Magnificent Obsession

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Tell the world why 2 August 1933 is such a special date for you!