Thursday 16 March 1933
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jos Chabert and Jacques Schmidt.
Christopher Strong, directed by Dorothy Arzner, 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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- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Jos Chabert
- Jacques Schmidt: French costume designer for stage plays and films throughout the world.
- Sandy Weill: American financier and philanthropist.
- Ruth Bader: Ginsberg; justice (US Supreme Court).
- Keith Critchlow: English architect and academic co-founded Temenos Academy.
- Sanford Weill: American banker financier and philanthropist.
- Alfred Her: Hungarian mathematician, dies at age 47.
- Hitler names Hjalmar Shaft, President of Bank of Germany
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