Wednesday 1 February 1933
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Reynolds Price and Wendell Anderson.
She Done Him Wrong, directed by Lowell Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while One More River by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Reynolds Price: US writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light).
- Wendell Anderson: American politician; Minnesota Governor from 1971-76, then US Senator 1976-79.
- Rose Nitribitt: German prostitute who had a reputation as being the highest paid and one of the most beautiful hookers in Frankfurt.
- Edward Price: American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University.
- Edwards Price: Macon Writer.
- Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
- German Parliament disolves, General Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
- Dutch bishops forbid membership in non-catholic unions.
- Adolf Hitler gives his quotProclamation to the German Peoplequot in Berlin.
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