On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1933

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • James Ball, British economist
  • Julian Bream, English classical guitarist and lutenist, born in London, England (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Freddie Keppard, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Irving Babbitt, American writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67
1933 Highlights

About July 15, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer