Saturday 25 August 1934
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Stears and Valery F Bykovsky.
Chained, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934
while So Red the Rose by Stark Young was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1934 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- John Stears: Middlesex, England -- Special effects expert (Dr No).
- Valery F Bykovsky: USSR -- Cosmonaut (Vostok V, Soyuz 22, 31 / 39).
- Bill Malone: American musician, author and historian specializing in country music and other forms of traditional American music.
- Lise Bacon: Canadian judge and politician Deputy Premier of Quebec.
- Eddie Ilarde: Filipino disk jockey, television host, and Senator.
- Anti-union vigilantes seize the town of McGuffey, Ohio, during the Hardin County onion pickers strike.
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