On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1933

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Helen Jacobs beats Helen Wills Moody 8-6, 3-6, 3-0, ret

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • Doyle Brunson, American poker player
  • Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
1933 Highlights

About August 10, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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