1933 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 297 of 297

  • 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.
  • 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 14 Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs
  • 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

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 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 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
  • 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 3 Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant
  • Oct 4 Esquire magazine is 1st published
  • 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 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

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 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 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 Spanish Basques vote for autonomy
  • 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
  • Nov 12 1st Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)
  • 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 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 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 Romania prohibits fascist Iron Guard
  • Dec 14 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam
  • Dec 16 Abe de Vries & Sipke Castelein win Elfstedentocht
  • Dec 17 Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms
  • 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
  • Dec 21 Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony of Great Britain
  • 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 US forswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere
  • Dec 26 FM radio patent granted to American engineer Edwin Howard Armstrong
  • 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

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 268 of 268

  • Aug 29 Arnold Koller, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 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, 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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 2 John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

Developmental biologist John B. Gurdon
Developmental biologist
John B. Gurdon
  • Oct 9 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)
  • Oct 10 Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)
  • Oct 10 Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  • Oct 12 Broos van Erp, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • Oct 12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter (d. 2004)
  • Oct 13 Raynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (d. 2007)
  • Oct 17 William A Anders, Hong Kong, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8)
  • Oct 17 Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 Donald Herod Peterson, Winona Mississippi, Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6)
  • Oct 24 Norman Rush, American writer
  • Oct 25 Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- )
  • Nov 3 Louis W Sullivan, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1989- )
  • Nov 3 Michael Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts (1975-79 and 1983-91) and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 3 Amartya Sen, Indian economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory), born in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen
  • Nov 10 Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
  • Nov 14 Fred W Haise Jr, Biloxi Miss, astronaut (Apollo 13 STS T-1, T-3, T-5)
  • Nov 19 Jerry Sheindlin, American jurist; husband of Judith Sheindlin
  • Nov 21 Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
  • Nov 21 Henry Hartsfield Jr, American astronaut (STS-4, STS 41-D, STS 61A), born in Birmingham Ala, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 23 Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and revolutionary
  • Nov 28 Joe Knollenberg, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Nov 29 David Reuben, author (Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex)
  • Nov 29 James Rosenquist, American artist
  • Nov 30 Linwood C Ivey, NC, (Mayor-Garysburg NC)
  • Dec 1 Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, born in Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany (d. 2016)
  • Dec 2 K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist
  • Dec 3 Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 5 Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, born in Belleek, County Fermanagh (d. 2016)
  • Dec 11 Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
  • Dec 11 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino politician
  • Dec 15 Tim Conway, Willoughby Oh, comic (McHale's Navy, Carol Burnett Show)
  • Dec 17 Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet
  • Dec 18 Arthur Leigh Allen, Suspected Zodiac serial killer (d. 1992)
  • Dec 20 Gordon Getty, son and heir of J. Paul Getty, born in Los Angeles
  • Dec 20 Jean Carnahan, U.S. Senator
  • Dec 21 Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Dec 23 Akihito, emperor of Japan (1989- )
  • Dec 26 Caroll Spinney, American puppeteer
  • Dec 28 John Y. Brown, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 31 Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali, Athens Greece, Greek American artist

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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