On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1933

Historical Events

  • Dachau the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Gorodnitsky, Russian geologist and poet
  • George Altman, American MLB player, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Ian Walsh, Australian rugby league hooker, captain and coach (25 Tests; St. George), born in Bogan Gate, New South Wales (d. 2013)
  • Jacquez Guyonnet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR
1933 Highlights

About March 20, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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