On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam
  • Joseph W. Eschbach, American doctor (d. 2007)
  • Norman Willis, English union leader (General Secretary of the UK's Trades Union Congress), born in Ashford, Middlesex (d. 2014)
  • William Wrigley III, American chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)

Famous Deaths

  • George A. Moore, Irish novelist (b. 1852)
1933 Highlights

About January 21, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius