What Happened on December 17, 1933

Historical Events

  • Bryan Valentine (136) and Lala Amarnath (102no) score centuries on their Test Cricket debut on Day 3 of 1st Test between England and India at Bombay

NFL Championship

National Football League Championship - 1st title game, Wrigley Field, Chicago: Chicago Bears beat New York Giants, 23-21; "Bronko Nagurski Rule" - forward pass is legal anywhere behind line of scrimmage

  • Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms
1933 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Morrison, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1963)
  • Paul Snoek [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet
  • Stefan Florenski, Polish soccer defender (11 caps; Górnik Zabrze), born in Gleiwitz, Poland (d. 2020)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81
  • Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama, dies at 57

About December 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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