On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday

  • 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? 88 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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