On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

Second Spanish government of Manuel Azaña forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Asha Bhonsle, Indian playback singer, born in Sangli, British India
  • Eric Salzman, American composer (New Musical Theater), born in New York City (d. 2017)
  • Michael Frayn, English playwright (Copenhagen), born in Mill Hill, England
  • Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician; father of Heidi Fleiss

Famous Deaths

  • Faysal I of Iraq, King of the Arab Kingdom of Syria (1920–1933) & King of Iraq (1921–1933), dies of a heart attack at 48
1933 Highlights

About September 8, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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