On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1933

Historical Events

  • Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin

Historic Event

US Congress is called into special session by FDR, beginning its "100 days"

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Kremer, Russian composer and conductor (Eksperiment), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2015)
  • Lloyd Price, American R&B singer ("Lawdy Miss Clawdy"; "Stagger Lee"; "Personality"), born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 2021) [1]
  • Mel Lastman, Canadian businessman and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • W. Francis McBeth, American composer (Of Sailors and Whales), conductor, and pedagogue (Ouachita Baptist University, 1957-96), born in Ropesville, Texas (d. 2012)
1933 Highlights

About March 9, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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