Historical Events for Year 1933

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Jan 2nd - Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test
Jan 2nd - Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3
Jan 2nd - Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
Jan 2nd - US troops leave Nicaragua
Jan 2nd - 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
Jan 3rd - Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States.
Jan 5th - Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side
Jan 5th - "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noel Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)
Jan 6th - Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal
Jan 7th - 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
Jan 9th - Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
Jan 12th - US Congress recognize independence Philippines
Jan 12th - Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
Bank Robber Clyde BarrowBank Robber Clyde Barrow Jan 16th - Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test
Jan 17th - Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
Jan 18th - White Sands National Monument, NM established
Jan 23rd - 20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 20th January
Jan 24th - Noel Coward's "Design for Living" premieres in NYC
Jan 27th - Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
Jan 28th - French government of Paul Boncour falls
Jan 28th - German government of Von Schleicher falls
Jan 28th - The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Jan 29th - German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor
Jan 30th - "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
Jan 30th - Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen
Jan 30th - Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
Jan 30th - 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats COral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
Jan 30th - 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)
Jan 31st - French government of Daladier takes power
Jan 31st - Hitler promises parliamentary democracy
Feb 1st - Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
Feb 1st - Dutch bishops forbid membership of non-catholic unions
Feb 1st - German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
Feb 2nd - 2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the Reichstag (Parliament)
Nazi Politician Hermann GoeringNazi Politician Hermann Goering Feb 2nd - Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany
Feb 2nd - Ucicky's "Rotten Morning" premieres in Berlin
Feb 3rd - 1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, D.C.
Feb 3rd - German Minister Hermann Goering bans social-democratic newspaper Vorwarts
Feb 3rd - Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin
Feb 4th - -Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts
Feb 4th - German President Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press
Feb 5th - Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary
Feb 6th - -90°F (-68°C), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record)
Feb 6th - Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo
Feb 6th - Pres von Hindenburg & von Papen ends Prussian parliament
Feb 7th - Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators
Feb 7th - Social-Dem meeting in Berlin "As thousands cheer" Marxism is dead
Feb 8th - -23°F (-31°C), Seminole, Texas (state record)
Feb 8th - 1st flight of all-metal Boeing 247
Feb 9th - -63°F (-53°C), Moran, Wyoming (state record)
Feb 10th - -54°F (-48°C), Seneca, Oregon (state record)
Feb 10th - Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC)
Feb 10th - Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship
Feb 10th - Hitler proclaims end of Marxism
Feb 10th - Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed
Feb 12th - German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis
Feb 15th - Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt Feb 15th - Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt
Feb 15th - Social-democratic newspaper "Vorwarts" banned again in Berlin
Feb 16th - Catholic newspaper Germania warns against nazis/communists
Feb 16th - England regains the Ashes, thanks to "bodyline" tactics
Feb 17th - 1st issue of "Newsweek" magazine published
Feb 17th - Marinus van der Lubbe arrives in Glindow, at Potsdam
Feb 17th - US Senate accept Blaine Act: ending prohibition
Feb 19th - Prussian minister Goering bans all Catholic newspapers
Feb 20th - Curom, Curacaose Broadcast System starts: Princess Juliana's speech
Feb 20th - House of Reps completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition
Feb 20th - Sidney Howard's "Alien Corn" premieres in NYC
Feb 24th - Final demonstration of German communist party in Berlin
Feb 24th - League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria
Feb 25th - 1st genuine US aircraft carrier named, USS Ranger
Feb 25th - Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
Feb 25th - Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
Feb 26th - Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field
Feb 26th - Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell
Feb 27th - The Reichstag, German parliament building, destroyed by fire; it was set by the Nazis, who blamed it on Communists
Feb 27th - Jean Genet's "Intermezzo" premieres in Paris
Feb 28th - 1st female in US Cabinet: Frances Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor
Feb 28th - German President Von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion
Feb 28th - Adolf Hitler bans German Communist Party (KPD)
Mar 1st - Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks
Mar 2nd - "King Kong" starring Fay Wray premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC
Mar 2nd - Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan
Mar 3rd - German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
Mar 3rd - Mount Rushmore dedicated
Mar 3rd - NYC premiere of "King Kong" starring Fay Wray
Mar 4th - Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
Mar 4th - Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member
Mar 4th - Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC
Mar 4th - Noordwijk soccer team forms
Mar 4th - FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression & says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
Mar 4th - Bertha Wilson is appointed as first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mar 5th - FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday
Mar 5th - Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)
Mar 6th - FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday
Mar 6th - Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC
Mar 6th - Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
Mar 7th - Game of "Monopoly" invented
Mar 9th - Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin
Mar 9th - Congress is called into special session by FDR, beginning its "100 days"
Mar 10th - Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif
Mar 10th - Nevada becomes 1st US state to regulate narcotics
Mar 12th - FDR conducts his 1st "fireside chat"
Mar 13th - Banks reopen
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph GoebbelsNazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels Mar 13th - Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda
Mar 14th - Civilian Conservation Corp begins tree conservation
Mar 15th - NAACP begins coordinated attack on segregation & discrimination
Mar 16th - Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht as president of Bank of Germany
Mar 18th - Radio Clube de Mocambique's 1st radio transmission
Mar 18th - US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
Mar 18th - US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
Mar 20th - Dachau, 1st Nazi concentration camp, completed
Mar 21st - Hitler, Guring, Prince Ruprecht, Bruning & top army meet in Berlin
Mar 22nd - FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal
Mar 23rd - Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers
Mar 23rd - Kroll Opera in Berlin opens
Mar 24th - Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency
Mar 24th - 92nd Grand National: Dudley Williams aboard Kellsboro' Jack
Mar 27th - Farm Credit Administration (US) authorized
Mar 27th - Japan leaves League of Nations
Mar 27th - Polythene discovered by Reginald Gibson & Eric William Fawcett
Mar 28th - German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Hitler
Mar 28th - 1st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 46-27
Mar 31st - 1st newspaper published on pine pulp paper, "Soperton News" (Ga)
Mar 31st - Congress authorizes Civilian Conservation Corps
Mar 31st - German Republic gives power to Hitler
Apr 1st - Hammond scores 336* v NZ at Auckland, 47 fours 10 sixes
Apr 1st - Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany
Apr 1st - Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses
Apr 3rd - 1st airplane flight over Mt Everest
Apr 3rd - Then longest North American hockey game requires a 1:44:46 overtime as Maple Leaf Ken Doraty scores to beat Canadiens 1-0
Apr 4th - US Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of NJ, 73 die
Apr 7th - 1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service
Apr 7th - 'National Beer Day" Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalising sale of low alcohol beer
Apr 7th - University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic
Apr 8th - Manchester Guardian warns of unknown Nazi terror
Apr 11th - Hermann Goering becomes Premier of Prussia
Apr 12th - Moffatt Field commissioned
Apr 13th - 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)
Apr 13th - Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1
Apr 17th - Chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21
Apr 19th - 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
Apr 19th - FDR announces US will leave gold standard
Apr 22nd - Dutch government forbids leftwing radio address
Apr 23rd - Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
Apr 24th - 1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)
Apr 25th - NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
Apr 25th - US & Canada drop Gold Standard
Apr 26th - Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
Apr 27th - Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Wash DC

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