What Happened in January 1933

Historical Events

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Jan 2 Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jan 2 Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3
  • Jan 2 Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
  • Jan 2 US troops leave Nicaragua
  • Jan 2 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
  • Jan 3 Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States.
  • Jan 5 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side
  • Jan 5 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noel Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)

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Jan 6 Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jan 7 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
  • Jan 9 Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
  • Jan 12 US Congress recognize independence Philippines
  • Jan 12 Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
  • Jan 16 Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test
  • Jan 17 Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
  • Jan 18 White Sands National Monument, NM established
  • Jan 23 20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 20th January
  • Jan 24 Noel Coward's "Design for Living" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 27 Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
  • Jan 28 French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • Jan 28 German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • Jan 28 The name "Pakistan" is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali, gradually it is accepted by Muslims in the Indian sub-continent who use it to push for a separate Muslim homeland in South Asia

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Jan 30 President Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reich Chancellor of Germany who forms a government with Franz von Papen

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Jan 30 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • Jan 30 Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
  • Jan 30 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats COral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jan 30 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Jan 31 French government of Daladier takes power
  • Jan 31 Hitler promises parliamentary democracy

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer
  • Jan 1 James A Abrahamson, USAF/astronaut
  • Jan 1 Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears) (d. 1967)
  • Jan 1 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • Jan 1 Norman Yemm, Australian actor
  • Jan 2 Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)
  • Jan 2 Morimura Seiichi, Japanese novelist
  • Jan 4 Ed Jenkins, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Jan 4 Ilia II Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia.
  • Jan 6 Emil Steinberger, Swiss comedian
  • Jan 7 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Angel Heart, Where Eagles Dare), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jan 8 Charles Osgood, news anchor (CBS Weekend News), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 8 Jean-Marie Straub, France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)
  • Jan 9 Robert Garcia, (Rep-D-NY, 1978- )
  • Jan 9 Sonia Garmers, [Justina], Curacao, author (Dear Queen)
  • Jan 9 Wilbur Smith, Zambian-British novelist
  • Jan 10 Akira Miyoshi, composer
  • Jan 10 Len Coldwell, cricket bowler (England medium-fast in 7 Tests 1962-64)
  • Jan 11 Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • Jan 12 Michael Aspel, British talk show host
  • Jan 13 Nurdin Jivraj, Tanzanian/British hotel magnate (Buckingham Intl)
  • Jan 13 Ron[ald Joseph] Goulart, US, sci-fi author (Deadwalk, Plunder)
  • Jan 13 Tom B Gola, NBA Hall-of-Famer, (d. 2014)
  • Jan 14 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
  • Jan 15 Ernest J. Gaines, American author
  • Jan 16 Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A, 27, T-3)

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Jan 16 Susan Sontag, author/film director (Benefactor, 1966 Pol Award), born in NYC, New York

Author Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag
  • Jan 17 Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
  • Jan 17 Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Jan 17 Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
  • Jan 17 Sheree North, [Dawn Bethel], LA, actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
  • Jan 17 Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt
  • Jan 18 David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • Jan 18 John Boorman, producer/dir (Exorcist II, Deliverance, Zardoz)
  • Jan 18 Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)
  • Jan 18 Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, cosmonaut
  • Jan 19 Marc F A Andries, Flemish actor (Central Station)
  • Jan 20 Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 21 Itzhak Fuks, Israeli El Al captain, crashed in Amsterdam
  • Jan 21 William Wrigley III, chewing gum mogul (Wrigleys)
  • Jan 21 Joseph W. Eschbach, American doctor (d. 2007)
  • Jan 23 Arlene Golonka, actress (Millie-Mayberry RFD), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 23 Chita Rivera, actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 23 Joel Spiegelman, composer
  • Jan 24 Zeke Carey, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You), born in Bluefield, West Virginia (d. 1999)

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Jan 25 Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines (1986-92)

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • Jan 26 Ercole Baldini, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 27 Mohamed Al Fayed, CEO (Harrods)
  • Jan 27 Rita Hennessy, matron-in-chief (QARANC)
  • Jan 29 A C Alston, bibliographer
  • Jan 29 Margaret Laird, Commissioner (Third Church Estates)
  • Jan 30 Bob Muddimer, CEO (Ranks Hovis McDougall)
  • Jan 30 Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
  • Jan 30 Richard Dufallo, clarinetist/conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 31 Joseph D Early, (Rep-D-MA, 1975- )
  • Jan 31 Walter Paulis, mineworker/pilot/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Jan 31 Bernardo Provenzano, Mafia Boss (Cosa Nostra), born in Corleone, Sicily (d.2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 3 Wilhelm Cuno, German Reich's chancellor (1922-23), dies at 56
  • Jan 3 Jack Pickford, Canadian actor (b. 1896)
  • Jan 4 Lucas Lindeboom, Dutch evangelist (Vredebond), dies at 87

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Jan 5 Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Jan 6 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist (b. 1848)
  • Jan 12 Václav Suk, Czech-born Russian composer and violinist, dies at 71
  • Jan 17 John Hodges, cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
  • Jan 17 Louis Comfort Tiffany, American artist and designer (b. 1848)
  • Jan 21 George A. Moore, Irish novelist (b. 1852)
  • Jan 26 Alva Belmont, American socialite (b. 1853)
  • Jan 28 Theodor Birt [Beatus Rhenanus], German classicist/writer, dies at 80
  • Jan 29 Sara Teasdale, American poet (b. 1884)
  • Jan 31 John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65