On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1933

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Albert Einstein arrives in US as a refugee from Nazi Germany

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun and singer-songwriter, The Singing Nun, born in Laeken (d. 1985)
  • William A Anders, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8), born in Hong Kong
1933 Highlights

About October 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra