On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1933

Historical Events

  • -90°F (-68°C), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German President Paul von Hindenburg and Franz von Papen end the Prussian parliament

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Crowther, English comedian & television presenter, born in West Bridgford, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • Walter E Fauntroy, American pastor & politician (Rep-D-DC, 1971- ), born in Washington, D.C.
1933 Highlights

About February 6, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius