What Happened in 1933 (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 385

  • Jun 13 1st sodium vapor lamps installed (Schenectady NY)
  • Jun 13 Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • 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)
  • Aug 1 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)
  • Aug 1 Death penality for anti-fascists in Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 Dutch colonial regime in Batavia arrests Sukarno

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • Aug 1 NRA (National Recovery Administration) forms
  • Aug 3 Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931)
  • Aug 7 The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.

Sport awardTennis Open

Aug 10 47th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Wills Moody (8-6, 3-6, 3-0, ret.)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Aug 11 Temp reaches 136°F (57.8°C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record)
  • Aug 12 Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup
  • Aug 13 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
  • Aug 13 Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist
  • Aug 14 Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs
  • Aug 17 Lou Gehrig plays record 1,308th consecutive game
  • Aug 17 Soviet Union test GIRD-R1 rocket ("Object 09")
  • Aug 22 Bill Veeck urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season
  • Aug 22 International Zionists Congress opens in Prague
  • Aug 23 1st TV boxing match - Archie Sexton & Laurie Raiteri in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 23 Mahatma Gandhi released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Aug 26 Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)
  • Aug 27 Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0
  • Aug 30 Air France forms from five French airlines
  • Aug 30 Portuguese dictator Salazar forms secret police (PIDE)
  • 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
  • Oct 1 Antwerp Sports arena opens
  • Oct 1 Packers make 5 1st downs, Giants make 0, but still win 10-7
  • Oct 1 Wash Senator coach Nick Altrock plays in a game at age 57
  • Oct 2 Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 611

  • Apr 17 Penelope Lively, writer
  • Apr 18 Alan Devereux, CEO (Scottish Tourist Board)
  • Apr 19 Jayne Mansfield, [Vera Jane Palmer], American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Apr 19 Harold "Dickie" Bird, cricketer (noted England Test umpire)
  • Apr 22 John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
  • Apr 22 Robin Hutton, merchant banker
  • Apr 23 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
  • Apr 24 Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
  • Apr 24 Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer and biographer
  • Apr 24 Claire Davenport, British actress (d. 2002)
  • Apr 24 Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter
  • Apr 24 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor
  • Apr 25 Helen Paling, British circuit judge
  • Apr 25 Jerry Leiber, songwriter (Leiber & Stoller)
  • Apr 26 Carol Burnett, American comedian and actress (Annie, 4 Seasons), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Apr 26 Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican activist (d. 2005)
  • Apr 28 Karl Heinz Wahren, composer
  • Apr 28 Oliver "Bops Junior" Jackson, drummer
  • Apr 29 Darijan Bozic, composer
  • Apr 29 Keith Baxter, South Wales, actor (Barretts at Wimpole Street)
  • Apr 29 Raymond Earl Hill, saxophonist
  • Apr 29 Rod McKuen, American singer/composer (Alone, Beatsville), born in Oakland, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 29 Willie Nelson, American country singer (On the Road Again), born in Abbott, Texas

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • Apr 29 Mark Eyskens, Economist and Prime Minister of Belgium (1981), born in Leuven, Belgium
  • May 2 Bunk Gardner, musician (Mothers Of Invention), born in Cleveland Ohio
  • May 3 Collie Smith, cricketer (exciting WI all-rounder all too briefly)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 3 James Brown, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music, born in Barnwell, South Carolina (d. 2006)

Singer James Brown
James Brown
  • May 3 Alex Cord, American actor
  • May 4 J. Fred Duckett, Texan sports announcer and teacher
  • May 6 John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 7 Johnny Unitas, NFL QB (Balt Colts, San Diego); one of the greats, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • May 7 Nexhmije Pagarusha, Albanian singer
  • May 8 Alistair Service, writer/publisher
  • May 9 Johnny Grant, unofficial mayor of Hollywood
  • May 10 Barbara Taylor Bradford, author
  • May 11 Louis Farrakhan, minister (black islam nation, million man march)
  • May 12 Andrey Voznesensky, Russian poet
  • May 13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • May 13 Sid Morrison, (Rep-R-WA, 1981- )
  • May 13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • May 14 John Mortimore, cricketer (England off-spinner 1959-64)
  • May 14 Lajos Kovacs, Hungary, actor (Wings of Desire)
  • May 14 Frank Harte, Irish singer and song collector
  • May 14 Michael Chevalier, German voice actor
  • May 18 Bernadette Chirac, French politician
  • May 20 Constance Towers, actress (Capitol, Shock Corrider, Naked Kiss)
  • May 21 Maurice André, French trumpeter, (d. 2012)
  • May 22 John Browning, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956), born in Denver, Colorado
  • May 23 Bruce A Peterson, US test pilot (M2, HL-10)
  • May 23 Gerrit J M Braks, Dutch minister of agriculture & land & fishing (CDA)
  • May 23 Joan Henrietta Collins, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch), born in London, England
  • May 24 Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal
  • May 24 Hemchandra Tukaram Dani, cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB)
  • May 24 Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, Spanish painter
  • May 24 Tony Mullett, dir-general (National Criminal Intelligence Service)
  • May 24 Aharon Lichtenstein, Orthodox Jewish rabbi
  • May 25 Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob, Petulia)
  • May 25 Ray Spencer, English footballer
  • May 27 Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
  • May 28 John Karlen, American actor (Harvey Lacey-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 28 Philip Otton, high court judge
  • May 29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, actor (Moonstruck, Radio Days), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)

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Famous Deaths

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