On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1933

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore

Famous Birthdays

  • Manu Dibango, Cameroonian musician (Soul Makossa), born in Douala, French Cameroon (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Theodore Moses Tobani, German composer, dies at 78
1933 Highlights

About December 12, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius