September 1933 in History

Events in History

  • 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 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 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 30 Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in NYC

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Tom Vreugdenhil, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Sep 1 Ann W. Richards, Lakeview Texas, American politician
  • Sep 2 Mathieu Kérékou, Dictator and President of Benin (1973-91, 1996-2006), born in Kouarfa, French Dahomey (d. 2015)
  • Sep 5 Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Chilian catholic archbishop
  • 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 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 18 Robert Blake, Nutley NJ, (Baretta, Little Rascals, Coast to Coast)
  • Sep 18 Robert F Bennett, (Sen-R Utah)
  • Sep 18 Valentina Ponomaryova, Moscow, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup)
  • Sep 20 Bob Banas, American choreographer (Malibu U, Jonathan Winters Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 24 Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)
  • Sep 25 Adolfo Suarez, premier of Spain (1976-81), (d. 2014)
  • 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

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

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

Gangster Sam Giancana
Gangster
Sam Giancana
  • Sep 28 Sally Eilers weds Harry Joe Brown

Deaths in History

  • 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 17 Joseph De Piro, Maltese missionary (b. 1877)
  • Sep 20 Annie Besant, English theosophy (Esoteric Christianity), dies
  • 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