What Happened on August 1, 1933

Historical Events

  • Death penalty for anti-fascists in Germany

Event of Interest

Dutch colonial regime in Batavia arrests Sukarno

Event of Interest

National Recovery Administration (NRA) is founded with Hugh S. Johnson as its first director

Baseball Record

NY's future Hall of Fame pitcher Carl Hubbell sets MLB record for consecutive scoreless innings at 45 1/3 as Giants lose 3-1 v Boston Braves

1933 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dom DeLuise, American comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist and Minister of Housing (D66), born in Bloemendaal, North Holland
  • Jesse Corti, Venezuelan-American voice actor and comedian, born in Venezuela
  • Ko Un, South Korean poet, born in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province
  • Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (only Japanese pitcher to win 400 games; perfect game 1957), born in Heiwa, Nakashima, Aichi, Japan (d. 2019)
  • Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary (Welsh Office 1985–93)
Born in 1933

About August 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo