On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich's Preludes premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi, born in Paris (d. 2015)
  • Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal (d. 2014)
  • Hemchandra Tukaram "Bal" Dani, Indian cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB), born in Dudhani, Maharashtra (d. 1999)
  • JoaquĆ­n Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter, born in Madrid (d. 2010)
  • Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)