On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1933

Historical Events

  • Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, born in Le Touquet, France (d. 1982)
  • Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)

Famous Weddings

  • Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith
1933 Highlights

About June 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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