On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1933

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Grassley, American (Sen-R-Iowa, 1981- ), born in New Hartford, Iowa
  • Desmond Fennell, British high court judge, born in Sheffield, England (d. 2011)
  • Pat Crowley, American actress (Money from Home, There's Always Tomorrow, Please Don't Eat the Daisies), born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul, dies at 55
1933 Highlights

About September 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo