On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1933

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryce Courtenay, Australian novelist (The Power of One), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • Richard R. Ernst, Swiss physical chemist (Nobel 1991 -techniques for high-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy), born in Winterthur, Switzerland
1933 Highlights

About August 14, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo