What Happened on August 13, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
  • Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist

Famous Birthdays

  • Jocelyn Elders, 15th US Surgeon General (1993-94) 1st African American holder, born in Schaal, Arkansas
  • Madhur Jaffrey, cookbook writer/actress (Shakespeare Wallah)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80