On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1933

Historical Events

  • Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ameche, American College Football Hall of Fame fullback (Heisman Trophy 1954, U of Wisconsin; Pro Bowl 1955–1958, NFL C'ship 1958, 59; Baltimore Colts), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin (d. 1988)
  • Charles Wilson, American politician (Rep-D-TX, 1973-97), born in Trinity, Texas (d. 2010)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

1933 Highlights

About June 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini