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

Person of interestJames Brown

James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
James Brown

1933 Highlights

About May 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus