Tuesday 15 August 1933
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Dorémieux and Mike Seeger.
Morning Glory, directed by Lowell Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while One More River by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Alain Dorémieux
- Mike Seeger: American folk musician (Born 1933).
- Jim Lange: American game show host.
- Bobby Helms: American singer and guitarist (d. 1997).
- Michael Rutter: Lebanese-English psychiatrist and academic.
- Lori Nelson in Santa Fe: New Mexico, USA; actress (Greta - How to Marry a Millionaire).
- Floyd Ashton: US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool).
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