On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bertha Wilson is appointed as first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada
  • Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
  • Frances Perkins becomes Secretary of Labor, 1st female member of the US Cabinet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurated as 32nd US President, pledges to pull US out of the Depression, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC
  • Noordwijk soccer team forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Burton [Anna Rafalowicz], Dutch singer
  • John W Mills, British sculptor

Famous Deaths

  • Willie Walker, US jazz singer and guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36