On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • A. C. Alston, bibliographer
  • Margaret Laird, Commissioner (Third Church Estates)
  • Sacha Distel, French singer ("Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" cover), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
  • Wolfgang Gönnenwein, German choral director and educator, and artistic director (Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, 1972-2004) born in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Sara Teasdale, American poet (b. 1884)
1933 Highlights

About January 29, 1933

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

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius