On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1933

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)
  • Tim Conway, American comedian (McHale's Navy, The Carol Burnett Show), born in Willoughby, Ohio

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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? 86 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius