1933 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 200 of 297


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 22 FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Mar 23 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Mar 24 Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency
  • Mar 27 Farm Credit Administration (US) authorized
  • Mar 27 Japan leaves League of Nations
  • Mar 27 Polythene discovered by Reginald Gibson & Eric William Fawcett
  • Mar 28 German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Hitler
  • Mar 31 1st newspaper published on pine pulp paper, "Soperton News" (Ga)
  • Mar 31 Congress authorizes Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Mar 31 German Republic gives power to Hitler
  • Apr 1 Hammond scores 336* v NZ at Auckland, 47 fours 10 sixes
  • Apr 1 Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany
  • Apr 1 Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses
  • Apr 3 1st airplane flight over Mt Everest
  • Apr 3 Then longest North American hockey game requires a 1:44:46 overtime as Maple Leaf Ken Doraty scores to beat Canadiens 1-0
  • Apr 4 US Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of NJ, 73 die
  • Apr 7 1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service
  • Apr 7 'National Beer Day" Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalising sale of low alcohol beer
  • Apr 7 University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic
  • Apr 8 Manchester Guardian warns of unknown Nazi terror

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 11 Hermann Goering becomes Premier of Prussia

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Apr 12 Moffatt Field commissioned
  • Apr 13 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)
  • Apr 19 FDR announces US will leave gold standard
  • Apr 22 Dutch government forbids leftwing radio address
  • Apr 25 US & Canada drop Gold Standard
  • Apr 26 Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
  • Apr 27 Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 27 Jessop & Son department store in Nottingham, England, acquired by John Lewis Partnership. The partnership's first shop outside London.
  • May 2 In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions
  • May 3 1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office
  • May 4 Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish (Conquistador)
  • May 6 Italy & USSR sign trade agreement

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May 8 Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • May 9 Spanish anarchists call for general strike
  • May 10 Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF) forms
  • May 10 Nazis stage public book burnings in Germany
  • May 10 Paraguay declares war on Bolivia
  • May 10 Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands
  • May 12 Federal Emergency Relief Administration & Agricultural Adjustment Administration form to help the needy & farmers
  • May 15 1st voice amplification system to be used in US Senate
  • May 16 Cecil Travis becomes 1st player to get 5 hits in his 1st game
  • May 17 Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway.
  • May 18 Tennessee Valley Act (TVA) Act signed by FDR, to build dams
  • May 21 Mount Davidson Cross, San Francisco, lit by FDR via telegraph
  • May 22 Loch Ness Monster is reportably 1st sighted by John Mackay
  • May 22 World Trade Day/National Maritime Day 1st celebrated
  • May 24 Dmitri Shostakovitch's Preludes premieres in Moscow
  • May 26 2nd emergency Dutch government of Colijn forms
  • May 27 Austrian communist party banned
  • May 27 Century of Progress Exposition opens in Chicago
  • May 27 Federal Securities Act signed
  • May 27 Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released
  • May 30 Patent on invisible glass installation
  • Jun 1 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
  • Jun 2 WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air
  • Jun 3 A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11
  • Jun 3 Pope Pius XI encyclical "On oppression of the Church in Spain"
  • Jun 5 Gold standard abolished
  • Jun 6 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden NJ)
  • Jun 6 US Employment Service created

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Jun 7 George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premieres in Paris

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • Jun 8 A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs
  • Jun 9 Spanish president Zamora takes power

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

Gangster John Dillinger
Gangster
John Dillinger

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker flip their car into a ravine. Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life.

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jun 12 Financial & Economy World conference opens (66 countries)
  • Jun 13 1st sodium vapor lamps installed (Schenectady NY)
  • Jun 13 Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized
  • Jun 13 German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Goering
  • 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 30 50,000 demonstrate in Antwerp against fascism/war
  • 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 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
  • Jul 8 Public Works Administration becomes effective
  • 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 20 Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with 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 24 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
  • Jul 28 1st singing telegram delivered (to Rudy Vallee), NYC
  • Jul 28 Spain recognizes the USSR

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 268

  • Apr 13 Ben Nighthorse Campbell, (Sen-D Colorado)
  • Apr 15 Boris Strugatski, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of Troika)
  • Apr 17 Penelope Lively, writer
  • Apr 18 Alan Devereux, CEO (Scottish Tourist Board)
  • Apr 22 John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
  • Apr 22 Robin Hutton, merchant banker
  • Apr 23 Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter
  • Apr 25 Helen Paling, British circuit judge
  • Apr 26 Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican activist (d. 2005)
  • Apr 29 Mark Eyskens, Economist and Prime Minister of Belgium (1981), born in Leuven, Belgium
  • May 6 John Willoughby Denison-Pender, 3rd Baron Pender
  • May 8 Alistair Service, writer/publisher
  • 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 Sid Morrison, (Rep-R-WA, 1981- )
  • May 18 Bernadette Chirac, French politician
  • 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 24 Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal
  • 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 27 Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
  • May 28 Philip Otton, high court judge
  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, (Rep-D-TX, 1973- )
  • 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 8 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
  • 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 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 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • 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 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11)
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)
  • 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 David Winnick, British MP
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Jul 2 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
  • Jul 3 Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007)
  • Jul 8 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • Jul 9 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jul 11 Olga Havlova, political activist
  • Jul 12 Donald E. Westlake, American author
  • Jul 14 Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- ), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 15 James Ball, British economist
  • Jul 18 Aad Nuis, Dutch writer/undersecretary of Education (D66)
  • Jul 18 Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Zima Russia, poet (Bratsk Station)
  • 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 Richard Rogers, English architect
  • Jul 27 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)
  • Jul 31 Cees Nooteboom, Dutch writer
  • 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 2 Alan Tuffin, British trade union leader
  • Aug 3 The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman)
  • Aug 7 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
  • Aug 10 Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)
  • Aug 10 Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice
  • Aug 10 David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)
  • 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 13 Jocelyn Elders, US Surgeon General (-1994)
  • 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)
  • Aug 16 Jan van Ginkel, graphic artist/publisher (Perscombinatie)
  • Aug 16 Reiner Kunze, German writer (The Lovely Years), born in Oelsnitz, Saxony
  • Aug 16 Stuart A "Smokey" Roosa, Durango Colo, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 14)
  • Aug 17 Eugene F. Kranz, American NASA executive
  • Aug 18 Roman Polanski, Poland, director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates)
  • Aug 19 Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 20 Don Fuqua, (Rep-D-FL, 1963-86)
  • Aug 20 George John Mitchell, (Sen-D-ME, 1980-94/Senate Whip 1989- )
  • Aug 22 Irmtraud Morgner, writer
  • Aug 23 Manfred Donike, chemist drug test pioneer
  • Aug 23 Pete Wilson, (Sen-R-CA, 1983-88/Gov-R-Ca 1991- )
  • Aug 23 Robert Curl, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

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Aug 24 Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority (1994-2004) and 1994 Nobel peace prize winner, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2004)

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • Aug 27 Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
  • Aug 29 Jehan Sadat, Widow of Anwar Sadat and 1st Lady of Egypt, born in Cairo, Egypt

Weddings in History


Deaths in History