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Historical Events for the Year 1933

  • 3rd January » Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as List of Speakers of the North Dakota House of Representatives called Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker (politics) or Speaker position anywhere in th
  • 5th January » Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
  • 15th January » A twelve-year-old girl experiences the first Marian apparition of Our Lady of Banneux in Banneux called Banneux, Belgium.
  • 24th January » The Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution known as 20th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, changing the beginning and end of terms for all elected federal offices.
  • 28th January » The name Pakistan is Neologism called coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.
  • 30th January » Adolf Hitler Machtergreifung e.g is sworn in as Chancellor of Germany (German Reich) named Chancellor of Germany.
  • 15th February » In Miami, Florida, Giuseppe Zangara attempts to assassinate President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, but instead shoots Mayor of Chicago e.g Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak, who dies of his wounds on March 6, 1933.
  • 17th February » The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States.
  • 20th February » The Congress of the United States proposes the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution that will end Prohibition in the United States.
  • 25th February » The USS Ranger CV-4 6 is launched. It is the first US Navy ship to be built solely as an aircraft carrier.
  • 28th February » 'Gleichschaltung': The Reichstag Fire Decree is passed in Germany a day after the Reichstag fire.
  • 4th March » Frances Perkins becomes United States Secretary of Labor, the first female member of the United States Cabinet.
  • 4th March » The Parliament of Austria is suspended because of a quibble over procedure Chancellor of Austria called Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss initiates an Austrofascism or authoritarian rule by decree.
  • 5th March » Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Emergency Banking Act called bank holiday", closing all U.S. banks and freezing all financial transactions.
  • 9th March » Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress, the first of his New Deal policies.
  • 10th March » An 1933 Long Beach earthquake known as earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million in damage.
  • 12th March » Great Depression: Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses the nation for the first time as President of the United States. This is also the first of his "fireside chats".
  • 13th March » Great Depression: Banks in the U.S. begin to re-open after President of the United States or President Franklin D. Roosevelt mandates a "bank holiday".
  • 15th March » Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss keeps members of the National Council of Austria e.g National Council from convening, starting the austrofascism called austrofascist dictatorship.
  • 20th March » Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler ordered the creation of Dachau Concentration Camp as Chief of Police of Munich and appointed Theodor Eicke as the camp commandant.
  • 21st March » Construction of Dachau concentration camp named Dachau, the first Nazi Germany e.g Nazi concentration camp, is completed.
  • 23rd March » The 'Reichstag (Weimar Republic) named Reichstag' passes the Enabling Act of 1933, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany.
  • 28th March » The Imperial Airways biplane 'City of Liverpool' is believed to be the first airline lost to sabotage when a passenger 1933 Imperial Airways Dixmude crash or sets a fire on board.
  • 31st March » The Civilian Conservation Corps is established with the mission of relieving rampant unemployment in the United States.
  • 1st April » The recently elected Nazism named Nazis under Julius Streicher organize a one-day boycott of all Jewish-owned businesses in Germany, ushering in a series of anti-Semitism known as anti-Semitic acts.
  • 1st April » England English cricketer Wally Hammond sets a record for the List of Test cricket records Innings or series highest individual Test innings of 336 not out, during a Test cricket Test match against New Zealand national cricket team New Zealand.
  • 3rd April » First flight over Mount Everest, a British expedition, led by the Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton called Marquis of Clydesdale, and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston.
  • 4th April » U.S. Navy airship, USS Akron ZRS-4 6, is wrecked off the New Jersey coast due to severe weather.
  • 5th April » U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs two executive order (United States) e.g executive orders: 6101 to establish the Civilian Conservation Corps, and Executive Order 6102 named 6102 "forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin, Gold Bullion, and Gold Certi
  • 7th April » Prohibition in the United States is repealed for beer of no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight, eight months before the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution called XXI amendment.
  • 26th April » The Gestapo, the official secret police named secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established.
  • 1st May » The Roca–Runciman Treaty between Argentina and Great Britain is signed by Julio Argentino Roca, Jr., and Sir Walter Runciman.
  • 1st May » The Humanist Manifesto I published.
  • 2nd May » 'Gleichschaltung': Adolf Hitler bans trade unions.
  • 8th May » Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against the British rule in India.
  • 10th May » Censorship: In Germany, the Nazism e.g Nazis stage Nazi book burnings known as massive public book burnings.
  • 12th May » The Agricultural Adjustment Act is enacted to restrict agricultural production by paying farmers Subsidy known as subsidies.
  • 17th May » Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the Nazism e.g national-socialist party of Norway.
  • 18th May » New Deal: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.
  • 27th May » New Deal: The U.S. Federal Securities Act is signed into law requiring the registration of securities with the Federal Trade Commission.
  • 6th June » The first drive-in theater opens, in Camden, New Jersey, United States.
  • 16th June » The National Industrial Recovery Act is passed.
  • 17th June » Kansas City Massacre called Union Station Massacre: In Kansas City, Missouri, four Federal Bureau of Investigation named FBI agents and captured fugitive Frank Nash are gunned down by gangsters attempting to free Nash.
  • 8th July » The first rugby union Test match (rugby union) test match between the Australia national rugby union team Wallabies of Australia and the South Africa national rugby union team Springboks of South Africa is played at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.
  • 14th July » Gleichschaltung: In Germany, all political party called political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party.
  • 14th July » The Nazi eugenics begins with the proclamation of the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring that calls for the compulsory sterilization of any citizen who suffers from alleged genetic disorders.
  • 17th July » After successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Europe under mysterious circumstances.
  • 22nd July » Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the world traveling convert or 15596 or mi in seven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.
  • 28th July » Diplomacy Diplomatic relations called Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Spain are established.
  • 7th August » The Simele massacre: The Politics of Iraq Iraqi government Simele massacre slaughters over 3,000 Assyrian people Assyrians in the village of Simele. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
  • 14th August » Loggers cause a Wildfire forest fire in the Pacific Coast Ranges Coast Range of Oregon, later known as the first forest fire of the Tillamook Burn. It is extinguished on September 5, after destroying convert 240,000 acre km2.
  • 24th August » The Crescent (Amtrak) named Crescent Limited train derails in Washington, D.C., after the Amtrak Railroad Anacostia Bridge known as bridge it is crossing is washed out by the 1933 Chesapeake–Potomac hurricane.
  • 25th August » The 1933 Diexi earthquake called Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
  • 27th August » The first Bible translations into Afrikaans e.g Afrikaans Bible is introduced during a Bible Festival in Bloemfontein.
  • 3rd September » Yevgeniy Abalakov is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m).
  • 8th September » Ghazi of Iraq named Ghazi bin Faisal became King of Iraq.
  • 12th September » Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction.
  • 13th September » Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first woman Lyttelton by-election, 1933 known as elected to the New Zealand Parliament.
  • 21st September » Salvador Lutteroth ran the first ever Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre known as EMLL (now Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre known as CMLL) show in Mexico, marking the birth of Lucha Libre
  • 26th September » As gangster Machine Gun Kelly surrenders to the FBI, he shouts out, "Don’t shoot, G-Man (slang) named G-Men!", which becomes a nickname for FBI agents.
  • 26th September » Ten convicts escape from the Indiana State Prison with guns smuggled into the prison by bank robber John Dillinger
  • 7th October » Air France is inaugurated, after being formed by a merger of 5 French airlines.
  • 10th October » United Airlines Chesterton Crash: A United Airlines Boeing 247 is destroyed by sabotage, the first such proven case in the history of commercial aviation.
  • 12th October » The United States Army Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island, is acquired by the United States Department of Justice
  • 14th October » Nazi Germany withdraws from The League of Nations.
  • 17th October » Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
  • 19th October » Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.
  • 7th November » Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th Mayor of New York City e.g mayor of New York City.
  • 8th November » Great Depression: New Deal US President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million unemployed.
  • 12th November » Hugh Gray takes the first known photos alleged to be of the Loch Ness Monster.
  • 17th November » United States recognizes Soviet Union.
  • 5th December » Prohibition in the United States ends: Utah becomes the 36th U.S. state to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution, thus establishing the required 75% of states needed to enact the amendment. (This overturned the Eighteenth Ame
  • 15th December » The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution officially becomes effective, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Eighteenth Amendment that Prohibition in the United States prohibited the sale, manufacture, an