What Happened on December 3, 1933

Historical Events

Sports History

As part of a famous MLB fire sale of players, Philadelphia A's owner Connie Mack sells catcher Mickey Cochrane to Detroit for $100,000; Cochrane is immediately named Tigers manager

  • Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Rosalind Knight, British stage and screen actress (Friday Night Dinner - "Horrible Grandma"), born in Marleybone (now Westminster), England (d. 2020)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Henry Warren, American organist and composer, dies at 74

About December 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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