On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1933

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Veeck urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck
  • International Zionists Congress opens in Prague

Famous Birthdays

  • Irmtraud Morgner, German writer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1990)
  • Sylva Koscina, Italian actress (Jessica, Hercules), born in Split, Dalmatia, Yugoslavia (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62
1933 Highlights

About August 22, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo