On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal

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)
1933 Highlights

About March 22, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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