Year 1933 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • Jan 30 President Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reich Chancellor of Germany who forms a government with Franz von Papen
  • Mar 4 Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurated as 32nd US President, pledges to pull US out of the Depression, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"
  • Mar 9 US Congress is called into special session by President Franklin D Roosevelt, beginning its "100 days"
  • Mar 20 Dachau the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed
  • Mar 23 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers
  • Jul 14 All non-Nazi parties are banned in Germany
  • Aug 7 The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
  • Sep 12 Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives idea of a nuclear chain reaction
  • Oct 14 Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations
  • Nov 13 1st modern sit-down strike by Hormel meat packers in Austin, Minnesota
  • Dec 5 Prohibition ends in the US when 21st Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, 18th Amendment repealed (5:32 PM EST)
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Historical Marriages

  • Jun 17 Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith
  • Sep 23 American gangster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline DeTolve
  • Sep 28 Sally Eilers weds Harry Joe Brown

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