On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1933

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Comic Actor Oliver Hardy
Comic Actor
Oliver Hardy
Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Joh Georghe Duca, premier of Romania, murdered
1933 Highlights

About December 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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