Friday 20 July 1934
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ralph C RInzler and Petrus Damen.
Of Human Bondage, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while Good-bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Ralph C RInzler: Folklorist (Greenbriar Boys).
- Petrus Damen: Netherlands sport Champion.
- Uwe Johnson: German author and scholar (d. 1984).
- Doug Padgett: English cricketer and manager.
- Aliki Vougiouklaki: Greek actress and singer (d. 1996).
- 118 degrees F (48 degrees C), Keokuk, Iowa (state record).
- 1934 West Coast waterfront strike: In Seattle, police fire tear gas on and club 2,000 striking longshoremen. The governor of Oregon calls out the National Guard to break a strike on the Portland docks.
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