On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1933

Historical Events

  • US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) created
  • US National Industrial Recovery Act becomes law (later struck down)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
1933 Highlights

About June 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini