On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1933

Historical Events

  • Alejandro Lerroux forms new Spanish government
  • Dutch parliament accepts ban on uniforms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives idea of a nuclear chain reaction

Physicist and Inventor Leó Szilárd
Physicist and Inventor
Leó Szilárd

Famous Birthdays

  • Stafford Heginbotham, British toymaker (Tebro Toys) and Football Club Chairman
  • Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress, born in St. Petersburg, Russia
1933 Highlights

About September 12, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo