On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1933

Historical Events

  • Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, University of Pennsylvania

Contract of Interest

Fox Films signs Shirley Temple aged 5, to a studio contract

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony of Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in Kapelle, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • Jackie Hendriks, cricketer (West Indian wicket-keeper of 60's), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Miklos Kocsar, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary

Famous Deaths

  • Knud J. V. Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
1933 Highlights

About December 21, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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