On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1933

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Ucicky's "Rotten Morning" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

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

About February 2, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius