On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1933

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)
  • 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