On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter, born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • Claire Davenport, English actress (The Elephant Man), born in Sale, Cheshire, England (d. 2002)
  • Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (Cry to Me), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2007)
  • Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (Mrs. Warren's Profession), born in Vienna
  • Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer, and biographer, born in Oakland, California

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Adler, German-American educator of political and social ethics, dies at 81