Tuesday 8 August 1933
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Ansett and Michel-Marcel Gougeon.
Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Bob Ansett: Australian founder of Budget Rent a Car in 1965.
- Michel-Marcel Gougeon: French race horse trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer who won the Prix d'Amérique three times - on Toscan (1970), Lurabo (1984), and Ourasi (1990).
- Joe Tex: American singer and songwriter (Born 1933).
- Serena Wilson: American dancer and choreographer (d. 2007).
- Adolf Loos: Austrian architect and theoretician designed Villa Müller (d. 1933).
- In Sioux County, Nebraska, USA a meteorite falls harmlessly to the ground.
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