On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Koller, Swiss politician (member of Swiss Federal Councilor), born in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Jehan Sadat, Widow of Anwar Sadat and 1st Lady of Egypt, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Ramses Shaffy, Dutch singer and cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Cavanagh, American football player and coach, dies at 57
  • Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
1933 Highlights

About August 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo