Tuesday 29 August 1933
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jehan Sadat and Ramses Shaffy.
Rafter Romance, directed by William Seiter, 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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Which were the important events of 29 August 1933 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Jehan Sadat: 1st lady of Egypt.
- Ramses Shaffy: Dutch singer, song writer and actor.
- Sorel Etrog: Romanian-Canadian sculptor painter and illustrator (d. 2014).
- Arnold Koller: Swiss Federal Councilor.
- Georgy Eduardovich Konyus: Composer, dies at 70.
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