What Happened in July 1933

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 German nazi regime declares that married women shouldn't work
  • Jul 1 Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden
  • Jul 1 The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration.
  • Jul 2 Carl Hubbell shuts-out Cards 1-0 in 18 innings without a walk
  • Jul 4 Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge
  • Jul 5 German party Catholic Center disbands

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 6 1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jul 7 53rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jack Crawford beats E Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4)
  • Jul 8 46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)
  • Jul 8 Public Works Administration becomes effective

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 8 68th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Jul 9 Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jul 10 1st police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, NY
  • Jul 12 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33 cents per hour)
  • Jul 14 Germany began mandatory sterilization of those with hereditary illness
  • Jul 14 NSDAP (Nazis) becomes only political party in Germany
  • Jul 14 Verity bowls out Essex twice in a day, 8-47 & 9-44, at Leyton
  • Jul 15 Wiley Post began 1st solo flight around world
  • Jul 17 After successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Europe under mysterious circumstances.
  • Jul 19 1st time in MLB 2 brothers on opposite teams hit homers in same game - Rick Ferrell (Red Sox) and Wes Ferrell (Cleveland Indians)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 20 Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jul 20 In London, 500,000 march against anti-Semitism.
  • Jul 20 Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.
  • Jul 21 Haifa Harbor in Palestine opens
  • Jul 22 1st solo flight round the world 7d 19hrs (Wiley Post)
  • Jul 22 Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida", NYC-1st negro prima donna in US
  • Jul 23 27th Tour de France won by Georges Speicher of France
  • Jul 24 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe

Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 25 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 26 Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Jul 28 1st singing telegram delivered (to Rudy Vallee), NYC
  • Jul 28 NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
  • Jul 28 Spain recognizes the USSR
  • Jul 30 28th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats France in Paris (3-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Frank Baumann, baseball player
  • Jul 1 Peter Walwyn, British race horse trainer
  • Jul 2 David Benjamin Lewin, composer
  • Jul 2 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
  • Jul 3 Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007)
  • Jul 5 Terence Cooper, Northern Ireland, actor (Casino Royale)
  • Jul 6 Frank Austin, English footballer
  • Jul 7 David McCullough, actor (Huey Long)
  • Jul 7 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • Jul 7 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Jul 8 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • Jul 9 Nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
  • Jul 9 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jul 10 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • Jul 10 Jerry Herman, Broadway composer (Hello Dolly)
  • Jul 11 Olga Havlova, political activist
  • Jul 12 Donald E. Westlake, American author
  • Jul 13 David M Storey, British rugby player/playwright (Home)
  • Jul 13 Patsy Byrne, English actress (Stealing Heaven, Blackadder II), born in Ashford, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 14 Del Reeves, singer/guitarist
  • Jul 14 Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- ), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 15 Frederico Davia, opera singer
  • Jul 15 James Ball, British economist
  • Jul 15 Julian Bream, guitarist
  • Jul 16 Sollie McElroy, R&B singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops)
  • Jul 17 Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, South African batsman in 17 Tests)
  • Jul 17 Bruce Wells, British boxer & actor
  • Jul 18 Aad Nuis, Dutch writer/undersecretary of Education (D66)
  • Jul 18 Raymund Murray Schafer, Canada, composer (Patria), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Jul 18 Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Zima Russia, poet (Bratsk Station)
  • Jul 20 Buddy Knox, American rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey), born in Happy, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Jul 20 Aliki Vouyouklaki, actress (Madalena)
  • Jul 20 Jose Vicente Asuar, composer
  • Jul 20 Nelson Doubleday, publisher (Doubleday)/owner (NY Mets)
  • Jul 20 Cormac McCarthy, American author
  • Jul 21 Brigitte Reimann, writer
  • Jul 21 John C Gardner, scholar/writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues)
  • Jul 22 Chuck Cassey, choral director (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 23 Bert Convy, actor and game show host (Tattletales), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • Jul 23 Richard Rogers, English architect
  • Jul 24 John Aniston, Crete, actor (Search for Tomorrow, Day of our Lives)
  • Jul 24 Doug Sanders, American golfer
  • Jul 26 Lance Percival, actor/singer (Darling Lili, Our Miss Fred)
  • Jul 27 Nick Reynolds, folk musician (The Kingston Trio), born in San Diego, California
  • Jul 27 Roger Harris, cricketer (NZ opening batsman vs England 1959)
  • Jul 27 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)
  • Jul 28 Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Jul 29 Cammie Smith, WI cricket opening batsman (1960-62)
  • Jul 29 Robert Fuller, Troy NY, actor (Laramie, Wagon Train)
  • Jul 29 Lou Albano, American pro wrestling manager
  • Jul 30 Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, LA, actor (77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper)
  • Jul 31 Cees Nooteboom, Dutch writer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 12 Fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time Fred Astaire (34) weds socialite Phyllis Livingston Potter (25)

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds broadway singer Hannah Williams (22)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 3 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • Jul 6 Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 John M Acket, literary (New Friends), dies at 70
  • Jul 8 Anthony Hope, British author (b. 1863)
  • Jul 12 Willem H Drucker, lawyer, dies at 45
  • Jul 15 Irving Babbitt, US writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67
  • Jul 15 Freddie Keppard, American musician (b. 1890)
  • Jul 23 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65
  • Jul 24 Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 29 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73