On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1933

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

Famous Birthdays

  • Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian chess grandmaster (World Senior Champion 1995), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2018)
  • Norbert Linke, German composer
1933 Highlights

About March 5, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces