On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1933

Historical Events

  • Prohibition ends in the US when 21st Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, 18th Amendment repealed (5:32 PM EST)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer and music educator, born in Amsterdam (d. 2016)
  • Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, born in Belleek, County Fermanagh (d. 2016)
1933 Highlights

About December 5, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius