Thursday 2 August 1934
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Albert W Hall and Carl Cecil Cain.
The Star Packer, directed by R.N. Bradbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
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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
- Albert W Hall: Actor (Apocalypse Now).
- Carl Cecil Cain: Freeport, Illinois -- Basketball player (1956 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Valery Bykovsky cosmonaut (Vostok 5: Soyuz 22, 31).
- Pål Løkkeberg: Norwegian actor and director.
- Claude Gault: St-Nazaire Journalist.
- Valery Bykovsky: Russian general and astronaut
- 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
- Adolph Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany
- William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in one hour.
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