On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1933

Historical Events

  • Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets
  • In London, 500,000 march against anti-Semitism

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • Aliki Vouyouklaki, actress (Madalena)
  • Buddy Knox, American rock vocalist ("Party Doll"; "Lovey Dovey"), born in Happy, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Cormac McCarthy, American author
  • José Vicente Asuar, Chilean electronic music composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2017)
  • Nelson Doubleday, publisher (Doubleday)/owner (NY Mets)
1933 Highlights

About July 20, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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