On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1933

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

Fred Astaire's 1st film, "Dancing Lady", released

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire

Famous Birthdays

  • K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist, born in Cuddalore, Madras Presidency, British India
  • Michael Larrabee, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 4x400m relay 1964), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2003)

Famous Weddings

  • 1st transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Gruber, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 78
1933 Highlights

About December 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius