Friday 15 September 1933
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Darrow in New York City and Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.
The Private Life of Henry VIII., directed by Alexander Korda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Henry Darrow in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show).
- Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos: Spanish conductor.
- Gérard Pilet: French champion tennis player.
- John Teets: American executive and CEO of Greyhound Dial, a consumer goods conglomerate.
- Gerard Pilet: France sport Champion.
- Henry Darrow: American actor
- Rafael de Burgos: Spanish conductor and composer (d. 2014)
- Monica Maughan: Tongan-Australian actress (d. 2010)
- Petra Schürmann: German actress model TV announcer beauty queen and Miss World 1956 (d. 2010)
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