Wednesday 23 August 1933
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pete Wilson and Amparo Soler Leal.
Dinner at Eight, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933
while Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen was one of the best selling books.
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Pete Wilson: American politician, elected governor of the State of California in November 1990.
- Amparo Soler Leal
- Manfred Donike: Chemist drug test pioneer.
- Robert Curl: American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Adolph Loos: Austrian architect, dies at 62.
- 1st TV boxing match - Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri in London
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