On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Helmuth Rilling, German conductor (founder of the G├Ąchinger Kantorei), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Tarquinio Provini, Italian motorcycle road racer (2-time world champion 1957-58), born in Roveleto di Cadeo, Emilia-Romagna (d. 2005)
  • William Yorzyk Jr., American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly, WR 2:19.3, 1956), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Sugg, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for England 1888), dies
1933 Highlights

About May 29, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini