Tuesday 8 August 1933US date format: 8/8/1933, UK date format: 8/8/1933
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1933). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elinor Ostrom and Jerry Pournelle.
Skyway, directed by Lewis D. Collins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1933 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Jerry Pournelle: Journalist.
- Elinor Ostrom: Economist.
- Bob Ansett: Australian founder of Budget Rent a Car in 1965.
- Michel-Marcel Gougeon: French race horse trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer who won the Prix d'Amérique three times - on Toscan (1970), Lurabo (1984), and Ourasi (1990).
- Joe Tex: American singer and songwriter (Born 1933).
- Serena Wilson: American dancer and choreographer (d. 2007).
- Adolf Loos: Austrian architect and theoretician designed Villa Müller (d. 1933).
- In Sioux County, Nebraska, USA a meteorite falls harmlessly to the ground.