On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1933

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Langston Hughes' "Mulatto" premieres in NYC

Poet and Playwright Langston Hughes
Poet and Playwright
Langston Hughes

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Rush, American writer (Mating), born in San Francisco, California
  • Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray, English gangsters (the Kray twins), born in London, England
1933 Highlights

About October 24, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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