What Happened on March 1, 1933

Historical Events

  • Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks

Famous Birthdays

  • Istvan Lang, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest
  • Joan Hackett, American stage and screen actress (Will Penny; Only When I Laugh; Mourning Becomes Electra), born in East Harlem, NYC (d. 1983)
  • Myrlie Evers, American politician and commissioner (LA Board of Public works)

Famous Deaths

  • Uładzimir Žyłka, Belarusian poet, dies at 32
1933 Highlights

About March 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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