What Happened on July 15, 1933

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Wiley Post begins 1st solo flight around the world (takes 7d and 19hrs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • James Ball, British economist

John HopfieldJohn Hopfield (89 years old)

American physicist and neuroscientist (Hopfield network), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Julian Bream, English classical guitarist and lutenist, born in London, England (d. 2020)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Keppard, American jazz cornetist (Original Creole Orchestra), dies of tuberculosis at 44
  • Irving Babbitt, American writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67
1933 Highlights

About July 15, 1933

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

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