On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1933

Historical Events

  • "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio

Historic Event

After Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany, his former WWI colleague General Erich Ludendorff sends a letter to him stating "this accursed man will cast our Reich into the abyss and bring our nation to inconceivable misery"

  • Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Jack Crawford wins his 3rd straight Australian title; beats Keith Gledhill of the US 2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis, Melbourne: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats Coral McInnes Buttsworth 6-4, 6-3
  • Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Rukeyser, American financial journalist (Wall Street Week), born in New York (d. 2006)
  • Richard Dufallo, American clarinetist & conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2000)
1933 Highlights

About January 30, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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