On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1933

Historical Events

  • 1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Massey, English actor (Vault of Horror), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • Gerald Masters, South African-British author (Pan Book of Dates)
  • Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and Manson murder victim, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1969)
1933 Highlights

About October 10, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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