What Happened on December 29, 1933

Historical Events

Film Release

"Sons of the Desert" film directed by William A. Seiter starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy is released

Sports History

New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert refuses to release future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth to manage the Cincinnati Reds

Famous Birthdays

  • "Prez" Kenneth [Kidd], American blues singer and bass guitarist ("Devil Dealing"), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Joh Georghe Duca, premier of Romania, murdered

About December 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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