What Happened on March 22, 1933

Historical Events

FDR Makes Beer & Wine Legal

FDR signs the Cullen-Harrison Act, legalizing the sale of beer and wine with up to 3.2% alcohol

Famous Birthdays

  • Abolhassan Banisadr, Iranian politician, President of Iran (1980-81), born in Hamadan, Iran
  • Buddy MacKay, American politician (Rep-D-FL, 1983-89), Governor of Florida for 24 days, born in Ocala, Florida
  • J. P. McCarthy, American radio personality (WJR Detroit), born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Michel Hidalgo, French soccer midfielder (1 cap; Monaco) and manager (France 1976-84; UEFA Euro 1984), born in Leffrinckoucke, France (d. 2020)
Born in 1933
1933 Highlights

About March 22, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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