Historical Events in 1933 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 385 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
  • 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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 4 Hermann Goering & Georgi Dimitrov duel
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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