On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1933

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)
1933 Highlights

About May 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini