On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1933

Historical Events

  • Temperature reaches 136°F (57.8°C) at San Luis Potosi, Mexico (world record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Falwell Sr., American TV evangelist (Moral Majority), born in Lynchburg, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
  • Justin Connolly, composer
  • Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
1933 Highlights

About August 11, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo