What Happened in June 1933

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago

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Jun 2 FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jun 2 WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air
  • Jun 3 A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11
  • Jun 3 Pope Pius XI encyclical "On oppression of the Church in Spain"
  • Jun 5 Gold standard abolished
  • Jun 5 38th Men's French Championships: Jack Crawford beats Henri Cochet (8-6, 6-1, 6-3)
  • Jun 5 38th Women's French Championships: Margaret Scriven beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 4-6, 6-4)
  • Jun 6 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden NJ)
  • Jun 6 US Employment Service created

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Jun 7 George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premieres in Paris

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • Jun 8 A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs
  • Jun 9 Spanish president Zamora takes power

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Jun 9 Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Jun 10 37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill
  • Jun 10 65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6

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Jun 10 John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger

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Jun 10 Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker flip their car into a ravine. Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life.

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jun 12 Financial & Economy World conference opens (66 countries)
  • Jun 13 1st sodium vapor lamps installed (Schenectady NY)
  • Jun 13 Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized

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Jun 13 German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Goering

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

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Jun 14 Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 16 National Industrial Recovery Act becomes law (later struck down)
  • Jun 16 US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) created
  • Jun 17 Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob
  • Jun 19 Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
  • Jun 21 1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans
  • Jun 22 German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden
  • Jun 23 Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35½ year run on NBC
  • Jun 27 4th Ryder Cup: Great Britain wins, 6½-5½ at Southport & Ainsdale, England
  • Jun 29 Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jun 30 50,000 demonstrate in Antwerp against fascism/war
  • Jun 30 Card's Dizzy Dean strikes out 17 Cubs to win 8-2
  • Jun 30 US Assay Offices in Helena Mon, Boise Id & Salt Lake City Utah closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, (Rep-D-TX, 1973- )
  • Jun 1 Ian Sinclair, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1956, bowling average 120.00)
  • Jun 2 Bob Rozario, Shanghai China, orchestra leader (Tony Orlando, Marie)
  • Jun 2 Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Missouri, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 3 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 John Sparrow, Chairman (British Horserace Betting Levy Board)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 Henk E Koning, Dutch sect of Finances (VVD)
  • Jun 7 Herb Score, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
  • Jun 8 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)

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Jun 8 Joan Rivers, American comedian and actress (Late Show, Hollywood Squares), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers
  • Jun 9 Dick Orkin, Williamsport Pa, actor (Tim Conway Show)
  • Jun 9 Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
  • Jun 9 Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
  • Jun 10 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • Jun 10 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
  • Jun 11 Jud Strunk, Jamestown NY, singer/comedian (Laugh-In)
  • Jun 11 Gene Wilder, [Jerome Silberman], actor ( Blazing Saddles, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2016)
  • Jun 12 Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • Jun 14 Jerzy Kosinski, novelist (Painted Bird, Being There)
  • Jun 14 Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach
  • Jun 15 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)
  • Jun 15 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Jun 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Jun 16 Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Jun 17 Christian Ferras, French violinist/conductor
  • Jun 17 Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 18 Jean Wicki, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • Jun 18 Tommy Hunt, US singer (Flamingos-Lovers Never Say Goodbye)
  • Jun 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
  • Jun 20 Brett Halsey, Santa Ana California, actress (Paul-Follow the Sun)
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
  • Jun 20 Danny Aiello, American actor (Moonstruck, Radio Days), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 20 Jean Boiteux, France, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Jun 21 Bernie Kopell, American actor (Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
  • Jun 22 Jacques Martin, French TV host (d. 2007)
  • Jun 22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
  • Jun 25 Gary Crosby, California, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
  • Jun 25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
  • Jun 25 James Meredith, American civil rights activist
  • Jun 25 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect
  • Jun 26 Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symph-1982)
  • Jun 26 David Winnick, British MP
  • Jun 28 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician
  • Jun 29 Bob Shaw, baseball player
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Jun 30 Mike J K Smith, cricketer (England captain mid-60s)
  • Jun 30 Lea Massari, Italian actress

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jun 17 Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 24 Actor John Wayne (26) weds Josephine Saenz (25) in Los Angeles

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 Frank Jarvis, American athlete (b. 1878)
  • Jun 3 William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88
  • Jun 14 Albert Ross Parsons, composer, dies at 85
  • Jun 20 Clara Zetkin, German feminist/communist, dies
  • Jun 22 Henry Birkin, British racing driver (b. 1896)
  • Jun 24 Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", US singer, dies at about 64
  • Jun 29 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, US actor (Keystone comedies), dies at 46