On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Nate Brooks, American boxer (Olympic gold flyweight 1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer/ballet dancer (Painted Birds) (d. 2012)

Person of interestSheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, American business magnate (CEO of Las Vegas Sands casino company) and major political donor to the GOP and Israel, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2021) [1]

Entrepreneur and Founder of Las Vegas Sands Sheldon Adelson
Entrepreneur and Founder of Las Vegas Sands
Sheldon Adelson

1933 Highlights

About August 4, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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