What Happened on February 28, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st female in US Cabinet: Frances Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor

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Adolf Hitler bans German Communist Party (KPD)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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German President Paul von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Pacifist and anti fascist writer Carl Von Ossietzky arrested, sent to Esterwegen-Papenburg concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

  • Miro Ster┼żaj, Slovenian 9-pin bowler
  • Rein Taagepera, Estonian politician
  • Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (d. 1989)