On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1933

Historical Events

  • French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • The name "Pakistan" is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali and gradually accepted by Muslims in the Indian sub-continent who use it to push for a separate Muslim homeland in South Asia

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Birt [Beatus Rhenanus], German classicist and writer, dies at 80
1933 Highlights

About January 28, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius