On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1933

Historical Events

  • Catholic newspaper Germania warns against Nazis and communists
  • England regains the Ashes, 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Archie Jackson, Austrian cricketer, dies at 23
1933 Highlights

About February 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius