On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • French Championship Women's Tennis: England's Margaret Scriven is first woman from that country to win the singles title in Paris; beats beats Simonne Mathieu 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Australian Jack Crawford wins his first and only French title; beats home favourite Henri Cochet 8-6, 6-1, 6-3
  • US drops the Gold Standard when Congress enacts a joint resolution nullifying creditors right to demand payment in gold