What Happened on November 11, 1933

Historical Events

  • "Great Black Blizzard" 1st of the great dust storms that created the dust bowl rips through South Dakota

Music History

Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Keiko Tanaka-Ikeda, Japanese gymnast (World C'ship gold balance beam 1954; Olympic bronze team 1964; first Japanese female to win a world title), born in Hiroshima, Japan (d. 2023)
  • Marlene VerPlanck [Pampinella], American jazz and pop vocalist, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2018)
Born in 1933

About November 11, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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