What Happened on February 16, 1933

Historical Events

  • Catholic newspaper Germania warns against Nazis and communists
  • England cricket team regains the Ashes against Australia, thanks to "bodyline" tactics

Famous Birthdays

  • Elbert Dubenion, American football wide receiver and running back (AFL All Star 1964; Buffalo Bills), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 2019)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Archie Jackson, Australian cricket batsman (8 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 164; NSWCA), dies from tuberculosis at 23

About February 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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