On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Gorshin, American comedian and impersonator (Riddler-Batman), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Larry Felser, American sports columnist, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Derr Biggers, American author ("Charlie Chan" detective series), dies of a heart attack at 48
1933 Highlights

About April 5, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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