On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1933

Historical Events

  • Marx brothers film "Duck Soup" directed by Leo McCarey and starring the Marx Brothers is released in the US
  • United States recognizes Soviet Union, opens trade

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Harrington, Welsh soccer defender (11 caps; Cardiff City 348 games), born in Penarth, Wales (d. 2019)
  • Orlando Peña, Cuban baseball player
1933 Highlights

About November 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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