Historical Events in January 1933

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Jan 2 Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jan 2 Boston Bruins beat New York Rangers in NY 13-3
  • Jan 2 Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)
  • Jan 2 US troops leave Nicaragua
  • Jan 2 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
  • Jan 3 Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States.
  • Jan 5 Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, starting on the Marin County side
  • Jan 5 "Cavalcade" based on the play by Noel Coward, directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Diana Wynyard and Clive Brook premieres in New York (Best Production/Picture 1934)

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Jan 6 Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jan 7 1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands
  • Jan 9 Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
  • Jan 12 US Congress recognizes the Philippines' independence
  • Jan 12 Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
  • Jan 16 Bodyline Tour: Australian batsman Bert Oldfield's skull fractured by delivery by English bowler Harold Larwood third test in Adelaide
  • Jan 17 Bradman takes his second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled
  • Jan 18 White Sands National Monument in New Mexico established
  • Jan 23 20th amendment, which changed the date of US presidential inaugurations to 20th January, is ratified
  • Jan 24 Noel Coward's "Design for Living" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 27 Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
  • Jan 28 French government of Paul Boncour falls
  • Jan 28 German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • Jan 28 The name "Pakistan" is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali and gradually accepted by Muslims in the Indian sub-continent who use it to push for a separate Muslim homeland in South Asia

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Jan 30 President Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reich Chancellor of Germany who forms a government with Franz von Papen

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Jan 30 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • Jan 30 Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
  • Jan 30 26th Women's Australian Championships: Joan Hartigan Bathurst beats Coral McInnes Buttsworth (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jan 30 26th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Keith Gledhill (2-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2)

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Jan 31 French government of Édouard Daladier takes power

Prime Minister of France Édouard Daladier
Prime Minister of France
Édouard Daladier