Thursday 4 May 1933
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J Fred Duckett and Philippe Meyer.
The Devil's Brother, directed by Hal Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1933 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- J Fred Duckett: Texan sports announcer and teacher.
- Philippe Meyer: Neuilly sur Seine physician.
- J Duckett: American journalist and educator (d. 2007).
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish (Conquistador)
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