On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1933

Historical Events

  • Austrian communist party banned
  • Century of Progress Exposition opens in Chicago
  • Federal Securities Act signed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Heidegger gives his inaugural rectoral address on “The Self-Assertion of the German University”, taken by some take as supporting the Nazi regime

Philosopher Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger
  • Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th & beat White Sox 15-11
  • Walt Disney's short film "3 Little Pigs" released (Academy Award Best Animated film 1934)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
1933 Highlights

About May 27, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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