On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1933

Historical Events

  • Nellie T Ross the 1st female director of the US Mint takes office

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Cord [Alexander Viespi], American actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum), born in NYC, New York

James Brown

James Brown, American R&B, gospel, soul and funk singer known as 'The Godfather of Soul' ("Sex Machine"; "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag"; "Hot Pants"),, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)


1933 Highlights

About May 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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