Sunday August 13, 1933
US date format: 8/13/1933, UK date format: 13/8/1933
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1933). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Madhur Jaffrey and Louis Rosso.
Gordon of Ghost City, directed by Ray Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1933?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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- 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound Country Club - Milwaukee
- Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist
- Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher: Composer, dies at 80.