On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1933

Historical Events

  • French nun Bernadette Soubirous, who saw the vision of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes, is canonized by the Catholic Church

Famous Birthdays

  • Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (Flip Wilson Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1998)
1933 Highlights

About December 8, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius