Monday 8 May 1933
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alistair Service and Paul Dedieu.
A Study in Scarlet, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
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 May 1933 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Alistair Service: Writer / publisher.
- Paul Dedieu: French rugby union player, a fullback who played with the French national team from 1963 to 1965, and with the 'AS Béziers' team.
- Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.
- Mohandas Gandhi begins a 3-week hunger strike because of the mistreatment of the lower castes.
- In Germany, the Nazis stage massive public book burnings.
- Paraguay declares war on Bolivia.
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