What Happened on April 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Hammond scores 336* v NZ at Auckland, 47 fours 10 sixes
  • Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany
  • Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Flavin, US minimalist sculptor

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, 22nd Governor of New South Wales (1908-13) and Viceroy of British India (1916-21), dies at 64