On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

Famous Birthdays

  • Marlene VerPlanck [Pampinella], American jazz and pop vocalist, born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2018)
1933 Highlights

About November 11, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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