On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1933

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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? 86 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra