June 1933 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago
  • Jun 2 WNJ-AM in Newark NJ goes off the air
  • Jun 3 A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11
  • Jun 3 Pope Pius XI encyclical "On oppression of the Church in Spain"
  • Jun 5 Gold standard abolished
  • Jun 6 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden New Jersey)
  • Jun 6 US Employment Service created

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Jun 7 George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premieres in Paris

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • Jun 8 A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs
  • Jun 9 Spanish president Zamora takes power

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Jun 10 John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger

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Jun 10 Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker flip their car into a ravine. Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life.

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
  • Jun 12 Financial & Economy World conference opens (66 countries)
  • Jun 13 1st sodium vapor lamps installed (Schenectady, NY)
  • Jun 13 Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized

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Jun 13 German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Goering

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • Jun 16 National Industrial Recovery Act becomes law (later struck down)
  • Jun 16 US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) created
  • Jun 17 Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob
  • Jun 19 Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
  • Jun 21 1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans
  • Jun 22 German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden
  • Jun 30 50,000 demonstrate in Antwerp against fascism/war
  • Jun 30 US Assay Offices in Helena Mon, Boise Id & Salt Lake City Utah closes

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Charles Wilson, (Rep-D-TX, 1973- )
  • Jun 3 Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, 1st emir of Bahrain (1961-1999), born in Jasra, Bahrain (d. 1999)
  • Jun 4 John Sparrow, Chairman (British Horserace Betting Levy Board)
  • Jun 6 Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 7 Henk E Koning, Dutch sect of Finances (VVD)
  • Jun 8 Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)
  • Jun 8 Eric Parker, deputy CEO (Trafalgar House)
  • Jun 9 Don Young, (Rep-R-AK, 1973- )
  • Jun 9 Patrick Symons, British vice-admiral
  • Jun 10 F Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, attorney (Sam Shepard case, OJ case)
  • Jun 10 Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
  • Jun 12 Eddie Adams, American photographer, won Pulitzer Prize (d. 2004)
  • Jun 13 Tom King, British politician and minister (C), born in Rugby
  • Jun 14 Jerzy Kosinski, novelist (Painted Bird, Being There)
  • Jun 16 Joachim Nowotny, writer
  • Jun 17 Harry Browne, American free-market libertarian writer, politician, and investment analyst (d. 2006)
  • Jun 17 Anthony Bevilacqua, Roman Catholic Cardinal (Philadelphia), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 19 Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), born in Aktobe, Kazakhstan (d. 1971)
  • Jun 20 Claire Tomalin, biographer/editor
  • Jun 20 Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)
  • Jun 22 Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of San Francisco/(Sen-D-Ca)
  • Jun 25 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)
  • Jun 25 James Meredith, American civil rights activist (1st African-American at the University of Mississippi), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi
  • Jun 25 Álvaro Siza Vieira, Portuguese architect
  • Jun 26 David Winnick, British MP
  • Jun 28 Gusty Spence, Northern Irish loyalist politician
  • Jun 29 John Bradshaw, American theologian, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)

Weddings in History

  • Jun 17 Vernon Presley marries Gladys Love Smith

Deaths in History

  • Jun 20 Clara Zetkin, German feminist/communist, dies