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

Person of interestNina Simone

Nina Simone [Eunice Waymon], American singer and civil rights activist (I Loves You, Porgy), born in Tyron, North Carolina (d. 2003)

Singer and Civil Rights Activist Nina Simone
Singer and Civil Rights Activist
Nina Simone

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? 87 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces