Friday 16 August 1935
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Crusades, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1935 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Cliff Fletcher: Canadian National Hockey League executive.
- Andreas Stamatiadis: Greek footballer and coach.
- Betsy von Furstenberg: Nelheim, Germany -- Actress (Machine Calls it Murder).
- Arnaldo Pambianco: .
- Julie Newmar in Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Catwoman - Batman, Living Doll).
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