On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday

Historic Event

Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC

  • Poland occupies the free city of Danzig (GdaƄsk)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, English folk musician and composer
  • Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)
  • Kim Elgie, South African cricketer (South African bat v NZ 1961-62, Scotland RU intl)
  • Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • William Davis, author/broadcaster (Battle at Bull Run)

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Cermak, American politician (44th Mayor of Chicago, 1931-33), dies 23 days after being shot in Miami at 59
1933 Highlights

About March 6, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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