On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1933

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Kroll Opera in Berlin opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
  • Hayes Jenkins, American figure skater (Olympic gold singles 1956; World C'ship gold 1953-56), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Monique van Vooren, Belgian actress (Andy Warhol's Frankenstein)
  • Norman Bailey, British bass-baritone (Flying Dutchman)
  • Norman Yemm, Australian actor (Oklahoma!), born in Elsternwick, Australia (d. 2015)
  • Philip Zimbardo, American psychologist, known for the Stanford prison experiment
1933 Highlights

About March 23, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries