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)
Born in 1933

Famous Weddings

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

1933 Highlights

About June 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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