On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1933

Historical Events

Sports History

Babe Ruth makes his final pitching appearance in MLB; pitches all 9 innings in a season ending 6-5 win v Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium; hits his 34th home run of the season in 5th inning

Sports History

New York Giants make no 1st downs, but still beat the Green Bay Packers, 10-7 in a week 3 NFL matchup at Borchert Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Washington Senators coach Nick Altrock plays in a MLB game at age 57 as a pinch-hitter; faces Rube Walberg of the Philadelphia A's; goes hitless in 3-0 loss

Famous Birthdays

  • Olga Pozzi Escot, Peruvian-American composer and musicologist, born in Lima, Peru
1933 Highlights

About October 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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