Wednesday 4 May 1938
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William J and Tyrone Davis.
Vivacious Lady, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1938 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- William J: Bennett; US Secretary of Education (1985-88).
- Tyrone Davis: American R&B singer ("Are you serious").
- Carlos Monsivais: Mexican writer.
- Carlos Monsiváis: Mexican journalist author and critic (d. 2010).
- Gillian Tindall: English historian and author.
- Carl von Ossietzky: German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1889).
- Douglas Hyde (a Protestant) becomes first president of Eire.
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