On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1933

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

A's first baseman Jimmie Foxx hits 3 consecutive home runs as Philadelphia outscores New York Yankees, 14 - 10; 4 straight HRs after Foxx had homered last time up the previous day

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx

Famous Birthdays

  • Dr Robert Stevens, British lawyer and Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Eric Parker, English industrialist, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House), born in Shropshire, England (d. 2014)

Person of interestJoan Rivers

Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers

1933 Highlights

About June 8, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini