What Happened on March 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"King Kong" film directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Fay Wray premieres at Radio City Music Hall and RKO Roxy in NYC

  • Sanriku earthquake of 8.4 and tsunami hit Japan, country's most powerful earthquake in 180 years

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThomas J. Walsh

Thomas J. Walsh, United States Senator (Montana), dies of a heart attack at 73

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh