What Happened on January 9, 1933

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Garcia, American politician hit by Wedtech scandal (Rep-D-NY, 1978-83), born on Roosevelt Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Sonia Garmers, Curaçao writer (Dear Queen), born in Curaçao
  • Wilbur Smith, British-South African novelist (When the Lion Feeds, War Cry, River God), born in Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, (now Zambia) (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Daphne Akhurst Cozens, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship singles 1925, 26, 28, 29, 30), dies of ectopic pregnancy at 29
1933 Highlights

About January 9, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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