On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1933

Historical Events

  • Final demonstration of German communist party in Berlin
  • League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria

Famous Birthdays

  • David "Fathead" Newman, American jazz saxophonist (Ray Charles - "The Right Time"), born in Corsicana, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Judah Folkman, American cancer researcher

Famous Deaths

  • Spottiswoode Aitken, Scottish actor (The Birth of a Nation, The Avenging Conscience), dies at 65
1933 Highlights

About February 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces