On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1933

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket batting champion Don Bradman takes only his 2nd Test wicket; bowls England's Walter Hammond for 85 during 338-run 3rd Test defeat in Adelaide

Famous Birthdays

  • Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
  • Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Dalida [Yolande Christina Gigliotti], French-Italian actress (The Sixth Day), singer (Bambino), and Miss Egypt 1954, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1987)
  • Sheree North [Dawn Bethel], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hodges, Australian cricket fast bowler (2 Tests [first 2 played], 6 wickets; Victoria), dies at 77
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany, American artist and designer (b. 1848)
1933 Highlights

About January 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn