On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1933

Historical Events

  • Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida" at the New York Hippodrome, becoming the 1st black female opera singer to perform in the US

Historic Event

Wiley Post completes the 1st solo flight round the world, takes 7 days and 19 hours

Aviator Wiley Post
Wiley Post

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertice Reading, American stage and screen actress and singer (The Jazz Train; Requiem For A Nun; Moon In The Gutter), born in Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Chuck Cassey, American choral director (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
1933 Highlights

About July 22, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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