On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1933

Historical Events

  • Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Booth, Australian cricket batsman (29 Tests @ 42.21, 5 x 100s, 10 x 50s; NSW), born in Bathurst, Australia
  • Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic gold 1960)
1933 Highlights

About October 19, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years
Leap Year: No

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