On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Henry Warren, American organist and composer, dies at 74
1933 Highlights

About December 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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