What Happened on December 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay
  • Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)
  • NFL starts official stats as Bears beat Giants 23-21 in champ game
  • Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Morrison, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1963)
  • Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81
  • Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama (b. 1876)