On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Leather, British athlete (first woman to run sub-5 minute mile), born in Streetly, England (d. 2018)
  • Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Angel Heart, Where Eagles Dare), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert "Bert" Hinkler, Australian aviator who made first solo flight from England to Australia (1928), dies in a plane crash at 40