On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1933

Historical Events

  • Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15

Famous Birthdays

  • (Thomas) "Tim" Conway, American Emmy Award-winning comic actor and screenwriter (McHale's Navy; The Carol Burnett Show, 1975-78; The Apple Dumpling Gang),, born in Willoughby, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Donald Woods, South African journalist, anti-apartheid activist and author (Biko, Asking for Trouble), born in Elliotdale, South Africa (d. 2001)
  • Jesse Belvin, American rock vocalist (Mr Easy), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1960)

Famous Weddings

Gary Cooper

Actor Gary Cooper (32) weds actress Veronica Balfe (20) in Park Avenue, New York City

1933 Highlights

About December 15, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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