On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1933

Historical Events

  • Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
  • Dutch bishops forbid membership of non-catholic unions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German Parliament is dissolved by President Paul von Hindenburg by the request of new chancellor Adolf Hitler

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays

  • Reynolds Price, American writer (Strengthened by a Pale Green Light)
  • Sadao Watanabe, Japanese jazz and bossa nova saxophonist, and flute player, born in Utsunomiya, Japan
1933 Highlights

About February 1, 1933

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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