On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1933

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Italian boxer Primo Carnera KOs American defending champion Jack Sharkey in round 6 at Madison Square Garden, NYC to become third European to win the lineal world heavyweight title

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, American actor (The Bell Boy, Moonshine, Keystone comedies), dies from a heart attack at 46
1933 Highlights

About June 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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