On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

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)