What Happened on October 12, 1933

Historical Events

  • Alcatraz becomes a federal prison (unofficially)

Event of Interest

Gangster George Francis Barnes, aka Machine Gun Kelly, is sentenced to life imprisonment

Event of Interest

John Dillinger escapes from jail in Allen County, Ohio

1933 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • Titus Buberník, Czech soccer midfielder (23 caps Czechoslovakia; ČH Bratislava, LASK Linz), born in Pusté Úľany, Czech Republic (d. 2022)
Born in 1933

About October 12, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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