On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1933

Historical Events

  • Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Price, American R&B singer (Just Because), born in Kenner, Louisiana
  • Mel Lastman, Canadian businessman and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • W. Francis McBeth, American composer, born in Ropesville, Texas (d. 2012)
1933 Highlights

About March 9, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces