Tuesday 4 April 1933
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stefan Tapalaga and Fritz Bolkestein.
The Three Musketeers, directed by Colbert Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Stefan Tapalaga
- Fritz Bolkestein: Dutch CEO (Shell) / Minister of Defense (VVD).
- Seoirse Bodley: Composer.
- Robin Phillips: English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer).
- Lindon Crow: American football cornerback who played professionally in the National Football League.
- Charles Luigs: American petroleum engineer and CEO in charge of Global Marine, an offshore drilling company.
- Bill France: Sr.
- Brian Hewson: English runner.
- US dirigible Akron crashes off coast of New Jersey, 73 die.
- The International Court in the Hague decides that Greenland belongs to Denmark and condemns Norwegian landings on eastern Greenland. Norway submits to the decision.
- President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for American citizens to own gold.
- Beer is legalized in the United States, eight months before the full repeal of Prohibition in December.
- The Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service is passed in Germany.
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