What Happened in 1933 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 385 of 385

  • Oct 3 Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant
  • Oct 4 Esquire magazine is 1st published
  • Oct 7 NY Giants beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 1 in 30th World Series
  • Oct 8 Coit Tower dedicated in San Francisco as a monument to firefighters
  • Oct 8 Martinez Barrios forms new Spanish government
  • Oct 10 1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale
  • Oct 12 Alcatraz becomes a federal prison (unofficially)

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Oct 12 John Dillinger escapes from jail in Allen County, Ohio

Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger

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Oct 12 Gangster George Francis Barnes, aka Machine Gun Kelly, is sentenced to life imprisonment

American Gangster George
American Gangster
George "Machine Gun" Kelly
  • Oct 13 JDJ Boularan's "Tovarich" premieres in Paris
  • Oct 13 Soccer team STEVO forms in Geesteren
  • Oct 14 Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations
  • Oct 15 20th Amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect: Pres term begins in Jan not March
  • Oct 15 Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0

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Oct 17 Albert Einstein arrives in US as a refugee from Nazi Germany

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Oct 19 Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936
  • Oct 22 Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Oct 23 John Dillinger and his gang rob Central National Bank, in Greencastle, Indiana. They take $75, 000

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Oct 24 Langston Hughes' "Mulatto" premieres in NYC

Poet and Playwright Langston Hughes
Poet and Playwright
Langston Hughes
  • Oct 26 French government of Serraut forms

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Nov 4 Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Nov 4 Hermann Goering & Georgi Dimitrov duel

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Nov 4 Young Park (1) in the Bronx named in honor of James Young
  • Nov 5 Chicago Bears 30 game unbeaten streak ends to Patriots (10-0)
  • Nov 5 Spanish Basques vote for autonomy
  • Nov 7 Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports
  • Nov 7 Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.

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Nov 8 FDR creates Civil Works Administration

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Nov 10 Black Blizzard snowstorm-duststorm rages from SD to Atlantic
  • Nov 11 "Great Black Blizzard" 1st great dust storm in Great Plains

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Nov 11 Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday
  • Nov 12 1st Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)
  • Nov 12 1st game at NFL Pitts Pirate's Forbes Field, lose to Bkln Dodgers 32-0
  • Nov 12 First known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken
  • Nov 12 Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany
  • Nov 13 1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn

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Nov 16 Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas
  • Nov 16 Roosevelt establishes diplomatic relations with USSR
  • Nov 17 United States recognizes Soviet Union, opens trade
  • Nov 17 Marx brothers film "Duck Soup" directed by Leo McCarey and starring the Marx Brothers is released in the US
  • Nov 19 Women allowed to vote in Spain (helps right wing)
  • Nov 21 1st US ambassador to USSR, W.C. Bullitt, begins service
  • Nov 25 1st Soviet liquid fuel rocket attains altitude of 261' (80m)
  • Nov 26 Camille Chautemps becomes French premier

MurderMurder of Interest

Nov 28 A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Nov 29 1st state liquor stores authorized (Pennsylvania)
  • Nov 29 Japan begins persecution of communists
  • Nov 30 CCC Camps are established in Cleveland Park District

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Dec 1 Rudolf Hess & Earnest Rohm become a minister in Hitler government

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 2 Fred Astaire's 1st film, "Dancing Lady", released

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire

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Dec 3 Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • Dec 3 Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
  • Dec 4 FDR creates Federal Alcohol Control Administration
  • Dec 4 Jack Kirkland's "Tobacco Road" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 5 21st Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition of alcohol) repealed (5:32 PM EST)

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Dec 6 Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US lifted

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce
  • Dec 9 21st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Sarnia Imperials, 4-3
  • Dec 9 Romania prohibits fascist Iron Guard

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Dec 12 Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore
  • Dec 14 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam
  • Dec 15 Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15
  • Dec 16 Abe de Vries & Sipke Castelein win Elfstedentocht
  • Dec 17 B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay
  • Dec 17 Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)
  • Dec 17 Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms
  • Dec 17 NFL starts official stats as Bears beat Giants 23-21 in champ game
  • Dec 19 Electric Home & Farm Authority Inc, authorized
  • Dec 20 Bolivia & Paraguay sign cease fire
  • Dec 21 Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania

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Dec 21 Fox Films signs Shirley Temple, 5, to a studio contract

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • Dec 21 Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony of Great Britain

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Dec 23 Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • Dec 23 Marinus van der Lubbe sentenced to death
  • Dec 23 Train crash in Eastern Paris; 230 die
  • Dec 24 Paris express train derails & kills 160, injures 300 (France)
  • Dec 25 Another Christmas Day five-wicket haul by Clarrie Grimmett
  • Dec 25 Belgian Working people's party accept Henry de Mans Plan of Labor
  • Dec 25 Stan Smith takes 8-33 for Victoria v Tasmania at Hobart
  • Dec 26 Bradman scores 187* NSW v Victoria, 294 mins, 13 fours
  • Dec 26 US forswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere
  • Dec 26 FM radio patent granted to American engineer Edwin Howard Armstrong

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Dec 29 NY Yankees refuses to release Babe Ruth to manage the Cincinnati Reds

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Dec 30 -50°F (-46°C) in Bloomfield, Vermont (state record)
  • Dec 30 Government disallows NSB-membership for civil service
  • Dec 30 Jack Badcock scores 274 v Victoria, Tasmania's 1st double-ton

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 611

  • Jun 20 Jean Boiteux, France, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Jun 21 Bernie Kopell, 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
  • 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
  • Aug 1 Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 1 Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)
  • Aug 1 Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary, Welsh Office
  • Aug 1 Ko Un, South Korean poet, born in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province
  • Aug 1 Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-born actor and comedian
  • Aug 1 Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
  • Aug 2 Alan Tuffin, British trade union leader
  • Aug 3 Pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
  • Aug 3 The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman)
  • Aug 4 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 4 Rudi van Dantzig, Dutch choreographer/ballet dancer (Painted Birds)
  • Aug 5 Joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them)
  • Aug 6 A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (India, 100* on debut v NZ 1959)
  • Aug 7 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
  • Aug 8 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington, Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), born in Rogers, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Aug 9 Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author
  • Aug 10 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • Aug 10 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Aug 10 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • Aug 10 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • Aug 10 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 10 Doyle Brunson, American poker player
  • Aug 10 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • Aug 11 Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)
  • Aug 11 Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet
  • Aug 11 Justin Connolly, composer
  • Aug 11 Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
  • Aug 13 Jocelyn Elders, US Surgeon General (-1994)
  • Aug 13 Madhur Jaffrey, cookbook writer/actress (Shakespeare Wallah)
  • Aug 14 Richard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate
  • Aug 14 Bryce Courtenay, Johannesburg, South Africa, Australian novelist (The Power of One), (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

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