What Happened on January 7, 1933

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
  • Revival of Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle's musical "Shuffle Along" closes at Mansfield Theater, NYC, after 17 performances

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)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

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

About January 7, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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