On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1933

Historical Events

  • 2nd emergency Dutch government of Colijn forms
  • Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs St Louis Cards

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Rogers OC, Canadian entrepreneur and MLB team owner (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Horatio Bottomley, British financier and politician (b. 1860)

Person of interestJimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, dies of a pulmonary hemorrhage at 35

Country Singer Jimmie Rodgers
Country Singer
Jimmie Rodgers

1933 Highlights

About May 26, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini