On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1933

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia A's beat NY Yankees, 7-0, first time in 308 games 'Bronx Bombers' are shut out

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Crawford, Australian cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956), born in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2009)
  • Thé Tjong-Khing, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman), born in Purworedjo, Java

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69
1933 Highlights

About August 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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