Monday 7 August 1933
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle and Eddie Firmani.
Baby Face, directed by Alfred E. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
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- Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle: United States -- Sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon).
- Eddie Firmani: South African football player and coach.
- Elinor Ostrom: American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012).
- Jerry Pournelle: American journalist and author.
- The Simele massacre: The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
- Simele massacre: More than 3,000 Assyrian Iraqis are killed by Iraq government troops.
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