Thursday 8 February 1934
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edgar Smith and Galina Bystrova.
This Side of Heaven, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen 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 8 February 1934 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Edgar Smith: American homicide; the killer of his 15 year-old girlfriend, Victoria Zielinski, whose body was found 3/05/1957.
- Galina Bystrova: USSR -- Pentathelete (1957, 58).
- Gaston Doumergue forms new French government.
- Export-Import Bank organizes in Washington DC.
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