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, German writer, born in Rietschen, Germany (d. 2014)
  • Ken Johnson, American baseball pitcher (only pitcher to lose a complete game 9-inning no-hitter 1964), born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
1933 Highlights

About June 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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