On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Rafelson, American film director, screenwriter and producer (Five Easy Pieces, The Monkees), born in NYC, New York

Nina Simone

Nina Simone [Eunice Waymon], American jazz pianist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and civil rights activist (“Mississippi Goddam”; “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black”, “Feeling Good”; “Wild Is The Wind”), born in Tyron, North Carolina (d. 2003)


Famous Deaths

  • Acacio Gabriel Viegas, Indian physician who identified the plague in Bombay, dies at 76
1933 Highlights

About February 21, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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