What Happened on November 16, 1933

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator

  • Roosevelt establishes diplomatic relations with USSR
  • Swiss physicist Fritz Zwicky publishes the first evidence for the existence of dark matter in his seminal article "The Redshift of Extragalactic Nebulae" [1]
1933 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Garnet Mimms, American soul singer (The Enchanters - "Cry Baby"; "A Quiet Place"), born in Ashland, West Virginia
  • Guy Stockwell, American actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise), born in NYC, New York
  • Mike Giddings, American football coach and scout (HC University of Utah, Denver Broncos director pro scouting; pioneer independent scouting & NFL analytics), born in Newport Beach, California (d. 2023)
Born in 1933

Famous Weddings

Ramon Magsaysay

Ramon Magsaysay, latter President of the Philippines (26) weds Luz Banzon (18) at Lourdes church in Manila

About November 16, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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