Saturday 1 April 1933
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dan Flavin and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.
The Three Musketeers, directed by Colbert Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Dan Flavin: Minimalist sculptor, dies at 63.
- Claude Cohen-Tannoudji: French nuclear physicist and educator.
- Gaëtan Zampa
- Dan Flavin: American artist; sculptor who studied art history but was self educated as an artist.
- Robert Shavlakadze: Georgian high jumper.
- Frederick Lord Chelmsford: viceroy of British-India (1916-21), dies at age 64.
- Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
- Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany.
- English cricketer Wally Hammond set a record for the highest individual Test innings of 336 not out, during a Test match against New Zealand.
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