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What Happened on August 24, 1933

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Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2004)

1933 Highlights

About August 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo