On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1933

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR creates Civil Works Administration

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed Nadir Shah, King of Afghanistan (1929-33), assassinated at 50 by Abdul Khaliq during a graduation ceremony at a high school in Kabul
1933 Highlights

About November 8, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio