Wednesday 4 August 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include David Vickerman Bedford and Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe.
The Life of Emile Zola, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching The Mizzen Cross Trees.
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- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- David Vickerman Bedford: Composer.
- Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe: South African attorney / CP parliament leader.
- Thierry Roland: French sportscaster, a French-language sports commentator with Jean-Michel Larque on soccer matches.
- David Bedford: English keyboard player composer and conductor (d. 2011).
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