Friday 6 January 1933, Epiphany
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre] and Charles Johnson.
The Bitter Tea of General Yen, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while Magnificent Obsession by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1933 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre]: Toulon, France -- Actress (Pink Panther).
- Charles Johnson: American executive and CEO in charge of Franklin Resources, a mutual funds investment company.
- Emil Steinberger: Swiss cabaret singer, comedian and actor.
- John Clive: English author and actor (d. 2012).
- Leszek Drogosz: Polish boxer and actor (d. 2012).
- Oleg Makarov: Russian engineer and astronaut (d. 2003)
- Ian McColl: Baron McColl of Dulwich English surgeon and academic
- Fred Turner: American businessman (d. 2013)
- Vladimir de Pachmann: Russian-German pianist (Born 1848).
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- Here it is Monday - Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees
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