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Frank McFadden Shoots His Age!

Congratulations to Frank McFadden who shot his age – 83 – today (Wednesday, August 10, 2016) at Chesapeake Bay Golf Club’s Rising Sun Course. Great round Frank!

83 Years Ago – 1933 – Interesting Historical Facts

Below are some of the more enlightening moments of the year 1933 – 83 years ago. Enjoy!

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt begins Presidential Term as 32nd US President – pledges to pull US out of the Depression
  • Work on the Golden Gate Bridge begins
  • “Lone Ranger” begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC)
  • US Senate accept Blaine Act: ending prohibition
  • Game of “Monopoly” invented
  • 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden, NJ)
  • 4th Ryder Cup: Great Britain wins 6½-5½
  • 1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago. Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run.
  • 68th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews
  • Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened “Philadelphia Eagles”
  • Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33 cents per hour)
  • Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak
  • NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
  • Gene Sarazen wins 16th PGA Championship
  • Lou Gehrig plays record 1,308th consecutive games
  • Fred Astaire’s 1st film, “Dancing Lady”, released
  • Fox Films signs Shirley Temple, 5, to a studio contract

Source: OnThisDay.com