On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1933

Historical Events

Historic Event

2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the German Reichstag (Parliament)

Historic Event

Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

  • Ucicky's "Rotten Morning" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Than Shwe, ruler of Myanmar
  • Tony Jay, British-American stage, screen, and voice actor (Twins; The Hunchback of Notre Dame - "Frollo"), born in London, England (d. 2006)
1933 Highlights

About February 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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