July 1933 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 114°F (45.6°C), Las Animas, Colorado (state record, tied in 1954; broken in 2019)
  • Jul 1 German nazi regime declares that married women shouldn't work
  • Jul 1 The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration.
  • Jul 4 Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge
  • Jul 5 German party Catholic Center disbands
  • Jul 8 US Public Works Administration becomes effective
  • Jul 10 1st police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, NY
  • Jul 12 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33 cents per hour)
  • Jul 14 All non-Nazi parties are banned in Germany
  • Jul 14 Germany begins mandatory sterilization of people with hereditary illnesses
  • Jul 14 Hedley Verity bowls out Essex twice in a day, 8-47 & 9-44 for Yorkshire at Leyton

Historic Event

Jul 15 Wiley Post begins 1st solo flight around the world (takes 7d and 19hrs)

  • Jul 17 After successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Germany under mysterious circumstances
  • Jul 20 Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets
  • Jul 20 In London, 500,000 march against anti-Semitism

Historic Event

Jul 20 Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Adolf Hitler

  • Jul 21 Haifa Harbor in Palestine opens
  • Jul 22 Wiley Post completes the 1st solo flight round the world, takes 7 days and 19 hours
  • Jul 24 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
  • Jul 28 Spain recognizes the USSR

Historic Event

Jul 29 Police shootout with Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's gang in Iowa, leaves one member, Clyde's brother Buck Barrow dead and one captured. Bonnie and Clyde escape.


Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 Kalim Siddiqui, islamic campaigner
  • Jul 3 Edward Brandt Jr., American physician and public health official, born in Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • Jul 8 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • Jul 9 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jul 10 Richard G Hatcher, American attorney and politician (Mayor of Gary, Indiana, 1968-88), born in Michigan City, Indiana (d. 2019)
  • Jul 11 Olga Havlova, political activist
  • Jul 12 Donald E. Westlake, American author (The Hunter), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)
  • Jul 13 David Storey, British novelist and playwright (This Sporting Life), born in Wakefield (d. 2017)
  • Jul 14 Robert Bourassa, Canadian politician, Prime Minister of Quebec province (1970-76, 85-93), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1996)
  • Jul 15 James Ball, British economist
  • Jul 18 Aad Nuis, Dutch writer and political scientist, born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • Jul 18 Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet (Bratsk Station), born in Zima, Siberia (d. 2017)
  • Jul 20 Cormac McCarthy, American author
  • Jul 21 Brigitte Reimann, German writer (Franziska Linkerhand), born in Burg bei Magdeburg (d. 1973)
  • Jul 21 John Gardner, American writer (Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues), born in Batavia, New York (d. 1982)
  • Jul 22 Chuck Cassey, American choral director (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 23 Richard Rogers, English architect (European Court of Human Rights building), born in Florence, Italy
  • Jul 27 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer, born in Footscray, Australia (d. 1995)
  • Jul 31 Cees Nooteboom, Dutch writer and journalist (Rituelen), born in The Hague, Netherlands

Deaths in History

Hipólito Yrigoyen

Jul 3 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

  • Jul 7 John M. Acket, Dutch literary (New Friends), dies at 70
  • Jul 8 Anthony Hope, British novelist and playwright (The Prisoner of Zenda), dies of cancer at 70
  • Jul 12 Willem H Drucker, lawyer, dies at 45
  • Jul 15 Irving Babbitt, American writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67
  • Jul 27 James E. Talmage, English religious leader (LDS Church apostle), dies at 70