On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1933

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAmartya Sen

Amartya Sen, Indian economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory), born in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen
  • Aneta Corsaut, Jutchinson Ks, actress (Helen Crump-Andy Griffith)
  • Jeremy Brett, Berkswell England, actor (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Freddie-My Fair Lady)
  • John Barry [Prendergast], English film score composer (James Bond films; Born Free), born in York, England (d. 2011)
  • Louis W Sullivan, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1989- )
  • Michael Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts (1975-79 and 1983-91) and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Roux, French scientist (b. 1853)
1933 Highlights

About November 3, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio