What Happened on November 12, 1933

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL football game on a Sunday at Philadelphia's Baker Bowl - sporting events on Sunday had been illegal on Sundays; Eagles tie Chicago Bears, 3-3
  • 1st NFL football game on a Sunday at Pittsburgh's Forbes Field - sporting events on Sunday had been illegal on Sundays; Pirates lose to Brooklyn Dodgers 32-0
  • First known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken by Hugh Gray
  • Nazis receive 92% of vote in German parliamentary elections

Famous Birthdays

Jalal TalabaniJalal Talabani (1933-2017)

Iraqi-Kurdish politician and President of Iraq (2005-2014), born in Kelkan, Iraq

  • Peter Post, Dutch cyclist (8x European Champion at Derny-drive), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • James T. Kelley, Irish silent film actor (Charlie films - The Rink; The Immigrant; A Dog's Life), dies at 79
1933 Highlights

About November 12, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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