On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Bakewell, British broadcaster and actress (Cold Comfort Farm), born in Stockport, England
  • Perry Botkin Jr, American arranger, composer ("Nadia's Theme"), and producer (Incredible Bongo Band), born in NYC, New York (d. 2021)
1933 Highlights

About April 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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