What Happened on October 17, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

Albert Einstein arrives in US as a refugee from Nazi Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeanine Deckers, Belgian singer-songwriter, and Dominican nun known as 'The Singing Nun' ("Dominique"), born in Laeken, Belgium (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? 88 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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