What Happened in September 1933

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Soccer team DVS '33 forms
  • Sep 3 Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m).
  • Sep 4 1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il

BattleCoup d'état

Sep 4 Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 8 Second Spanish government of Manuel Azaña forms

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña
President of the Spanish Republic
Manuel Azaña
  • Sep 10 1st Negro League All-Star Game, West beats East 11-7 (Comiskey Park)
  • Sep 10 53rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Fred Perry beats Jack Crawford (6-3, 11-13, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1)
  • Sep 11 Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship
  • Sep 12 Alejandro Lerroux forms new Spanish government
  • Sep 12 Dutch parliament accepts ban on uniforms
  • Sep 12 Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives idea of a nuclear chain reaction
  • Sep 13 Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first New Zealand woman Member of Parliament
  • Sep 14 2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire
  • Sep 14 Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London
  • Sep 19 NY Giants clinch the pennant
  • Sep 20 Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2
  • Sep 21 Trial against Marinus der Lubbe opens
  • Sep 23 Yanks commit 7 errors in 1 game but beat Boston 16-12
  • Sep 25 1st state poorhouse opens in Smyrna, Georgia
  • Sep 25 5th "extermination campaign" against communists in Nanjing China
  • Sep 26 Sidney Kingsley's "Men in White" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 28 Greer Garson wed Edward Snelson
  • Sep 29 Little King, Cartoon Character, by Von Beuren, debut
  • Sep 30 Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Conway Twitty, [Harold Jenkins], Miss, country singer (Hello Darlin')
  • Sep 1 Tom Vreugdenhil, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Sep 1 Ann W. Richards, Lakeview Texas, American politician
  • Sep 1 Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 2 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 2 Mathieu Kérékou, Dictator and President of Benin (1973-91, 1996-2006), born in Kouarfa, French Dahomey (d. 2015)
  • Sep 3 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • Sep 3 Tompall Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 4 Richard Castellano, actor (The Godfather, Lovers & Other Stranger), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 5 Vincent McDermott, composer
  • Sep 5 Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilian catholic archbishop
  • Sep 8 Eric Salzman, composer
  • Sep 8 Asha Bhonsle, Indian singer
  • Sep 8 Paul M. Fleiss, American pediatrician; father of Heidi Fleiss
  • Sep 8 Michael Frayn, British playwright
  • Sep 10 David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire
  • Sep 10 Yevgeny Vassilyevich Khrunov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5)
  • Sep 10 Karl Lagerfeld, Hamburg Germany, German fashion designer (Chanel)
  • Sep 11 William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (d. 2002)
  • Sep 12 Stafford Heginbotham, toymaker/Football Club Chairman
  • Sep 12 Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress
  • Sep 13 Arif Melikov, composer
  • Sep 13 Eileen Fulton, actress (Our Private World), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Sep 14 Harve Presnell, Modesto California, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown)
  • Sep 14 Zoe Caldwell, Australia, actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)
  • Sep 15 Henry Darrow, American actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 15 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
  • Sep 16 George Chakiris, Norwood Ohio, actor (West Side Story)
  • Sep 16 Jim Gilbert, British artist and criminal, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 17 Charles E Grassley, (Sen-R-Iowa, 1981- )
  • Sep 17 D A Fenner, British headmaster (Alleyn's School)
  • Sep 17 Desmond Fennell, British high court judge
  • Sep 17 Patricia Crowley, Olyphant Pa, actress (Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • Sep 18 Jimmie Rodgers, WA, singer/guitarist (Jimmie Rodgers Show, Honey Comb)
  • Sep 18 Manfred Niehaus, composer
  • Sep 18 Robert Blake, Nutley NJ, (Baretta, Little Rascals, Coast to Coast)
  • Sep 18 Robert F Bennett, (Sen-R Utah)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 18 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • Sep 18 Valentina Ponomaryova, Moscow, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup)
  • Sep 19 David McCallum, actor (Ilyla Kuryakin-Man From UNCLE), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Sep 20 Bob Banas, American choreographer (Malibu U, Jonathan Winters Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 20 Dennis Viollet, English former footballer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 22 Leonardo Balada, composer
  • Sep 24 Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)
  • Sep 25 Adolfo Suarez, premier of Spain (1976-81), (d. 2014)
  • Sep 25 Erik Darling, folk singer (Rooftop Singers), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2008)
  • Sep 25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Sep 25 Hubie Brown, American basketball coach and broadcaster
  • Sep 26 Clari Baruch, [Clara C de Lieme], actress (Man With White Flower)
  • Sep 26 Donna Douglas, American actress (Elly May Clampett-The Beverly Hillbillies), born in Pride, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Sep 27 Kathleen Nolan, actress (Real McCoys, Janie, Broadside), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 27 Will Sampson, American actor (d. 1987)
  • Sep 27 Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 Madeleine M Kunin, Switzerland (Gov-D-Vt), 1st Jewish gov of Vermont
  • Sep 28 Miguel Berrocal, Sculptor (d. 2006)
  • Sep 29 Samora Machel, president Mozambique (1975-86)
  • Sep 30 Mars Zakirovich Rafikov, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 23 Ganster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline De Tolve

Gangster Sam Giancana
Gangster
Sam Giancana

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 26 Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson

Director Victor Fleming
Director
Victor Fleming
  • Sep 28 Sally Eilers weds Harry Joe Brown

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 7 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/Foreign minister, dies
  • Sep 8 Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50
  • Sep 16 George Gore, baseball player (b. 1857)
  • Sep 17 Joseph De Piro, Maltese missionary (b. 1877)
  • Sep 20 Annie Besant, English theosophy (Esoteric Christianity), dies
  • Sep 24 Mike Donlin, baseball player (b. 1878)
  • Sep 24 Alice Muriel Williamson, British novelist (b. 1869)
  • Sep 25 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist, dies at 53
  • Sep 25 Ring Lardner, American writer (b. 1885)
  • Sep 29 Margaret Talmadge, dies