Sunday 15 January 1933
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest J Gaines and Patricia Blair.
The Vampire Bat, directed by Frank Strayer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Ernest J Gaines: American author.
- Patricia Blair: American television and film actress, primarily on 1950s and 1960s television.
- Bobby Durnbaugh: American baseball player, a right-handed shortstop who played two games with the Cincinnati Redlegs in September 1957.
- François Brohier: French race horse jockey, who won the 1961 Prix d'Amerique on Masina.
- Stéphane Steeman: Belgian actor, comedian and television entertainer.
- Frank Bough: English journalist and radio host
- Ernest Gaines: American author and academic
- Peter Maitlis: English chemist and academic
- Political violence causes almost 100 deaths in Spain.
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