On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1933

Historical Events

  • Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup

Famous Birthdays

  • Parnelli Jones, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500, 1963) and team owner (Indy 500, 1970–71; USAC National Championships, 1970-72), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
1933 Highlights

About August 12, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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