What Happened on June 24, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosalie Sorrels, American traditional folk singer-songwriter ("Up Is A Nice Place To Be"; "Nevada Moon"), born in Boise, Idaho (d. 2017)
  • Sam Jones, American College/Basketball HOF guard (North Carolina Central Uni; 10 × NBA C'ships; NBA All-Star 1962, 64–66, 68; Boston Celtics), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2021)

Famous Weddings

John Wayne

Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", American singer, dies at about 64
1933 Highlights

About June 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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