On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1933

Historical Events

  • 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0

Sports History

Don Bradman holds off England's hostile pace bowling to score an unbeaten 103 leading Australia to a 111 run victory in the 2nd 'Bodyline' Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
  • US troops leave Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)
  • Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist

Famous Deaths

  • William "Kid" Gleason, American baseball utility (St. Louis Browns, NY Giants, Philadelphia Phillies) and manager (Chicago White Sox, during "Black Sox" scandal), dies from a heart condition at 66
1933 Highlights

About January 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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