On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1933

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness" premieres in NYC

Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill

Famous Birthdays

  • (Albert Ronald) "Ronnie" Ross, Scottish jazz and session baritone saxophonist, born in Calcutta, India (2 October 1933 (d. 1991)
  • Dimiter Khristov, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2017)

Person of interestJohn B. Gurdon

John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

Developmental biologist John B. Gurdon
Developmental biologist
John B. Gurdon
  • Phill Niblock, American composer, born in Anderson, Indiana
1933 Highlights

About October 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra