1933 in History – What happened in year 1933

In history, year 1933 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1933.

Know what happened in 1933:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 March The film King Kong made its premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
10 OctoberIn the first proven act of air sabotage in the history ofcommercial aviation, a United Airlines Boeing 247 exploded in mid-airnear Chesterton, Indiana, US, killing all seven people aboard.
12 September Hungarian-American physicist Leó Szilárd conceived of theidea of the nuclear chain reaction while waiting for a traffic light inBloomsbury, London.
14 July With the enactment of the Law for the Prevention ofHereditarily Diseased Offspring, the Nazi Party began its eugenicsprogram.
22 March The Holocaust-The construction of the first Nazi concentration camp at Dachau was completed.
26 September As gangster Machine Gun Kelly surrendered to the FBI, hesupposedly shouted out, 'Don't shoot, G-Men ('government men')!', whichbecame a nickname for FBI agents.
28 January Choudhry Rahmat Ali published a pamphlet entitled 'Now or Never' in which he called for the creation of a Muslim state in northwest India that he termed 'Pakstan'.
28 March A passenger aboard the Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool set a fire on board, causing it to break apart in mid-air and crash.
05 DecemberProhibition of alcoholic beverages in the United Statesofficially ended when the Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S.Constitution was ratified, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment.
07 OctoberFive French airline companies merged to form Air France.
10 OctoberIn the first proven act of air sabotage in the history ofcommercial aviation, a United Airlines Boeing 247 exploded in mid-airnear Chesterton, Indiana, US, killing all seven people aboard.
12 SeptemberHungarian-American physicist Leó Szilárd conceived of theidea of the nuclear chain reaction while waiting for a traffic light inBloomsbury, London.
13 SeptemberElizabeth McCombs became the first woman elected to theParliament of New Zealand.
26 SeptemberAs gangster Machine Gun Kelly surrendered to the FBI, hesupposedly shouted out, 'Don't shoot, G-Men ('government men')!', whichbecame a nickname for FBI agents.
07 AugustAn estimated 3,000 Assyrians were slaughtered by Iraqi troopsduring the Simele massacre in the Dahuk and Mosul districts.
14 JulyWith the enactment of the Law for the Prevention ofHereditarily Diseased Offspring, the Nazi Party began its eugenicsprogram.
22 JulyWiley Post became the first pilot to fly solo around the world,landing after a seven-day, nineteen-hour flight at Floyd Bennett Fieldin Brooklyn, New York City.
24 AprilNazi Germany began its persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses byshutting down the Watch Tower Society office in Magdeburg.
04 March Frances Perkins was appointed United States Secretary of Labor,making her the first female member of the Cabinet.
28 March A passenger aboard the Imperial Airways biplane City ofLiverpool set a fire on board, causing it to break apart in mid-air andcrash.
25 FebruaryUSS Ranger, the first ship of the United States Navyconstructed as an aircraft carrier, was launched.
28 JanuaryChoudhry Rahmat Ali published a pamphlet entitled 'Now orNever' in which he called for the creation of a Muslim state innorthwest India that he termed 'Pakstan'.
21 SeptemberSalvador Lutteroth ran the first Empresa Mexicana de la LuchaLibre event in Mexico City, the world's oldest continuously operatingprofessional wrestling promotion.
22 JulyWiley Post became the first pilot to fly solo around the world,landing after a seven-day, nineteen-hour flight at Floyd Bennett Fieldin Brooklyn, New York City.
10 OctoberIn the first proven act of air sabotage in the history ofcommercial aviation, a United Airlines Boeing 247 exploded in mid-airnear Chesterton, Indiana, US, killing all seven people aboard.
13 SeptemberElizabeth McCombs became the first woman elected to theParliament of New Zealand.
07 AugustAn estimated 3,000 Assyrians were slaughtered by Iraqi troopsduring the Simele massacre in the Dahuk and Mosul districts.
26 AprilThe Gestapo (SS emblem pictured), the official secret policeforce in Nazi Germany, was established.
22 MarchThe Holocaust-The construction of the first Nazi concentrationcamp at Dachau was completed.
27 FebruaryThe Reichstag building in Berlin, the assembly location of theGerman Parliament, was set on fire (pictured), a pivotal event in theestablishment of the Nazi regime in Germany.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1933:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 January Ed Casey / Politician / Australia
05 JulyPaul-Gilbert Langevin / Physicist / France
05 February B.S. Johnson / Poet / United Kingdom
07 AugustElinor Ostrom / Academic / United States of America
11 MayLouis Farrakhan / Religious Leader / United States of America
11 DecemberAquilino Pimentel / Politician / Philippines
12 AugustParnelli Jones / Business Man / United States of America
13 SeptemberLewie Steinberg / Bass Player / United States of America
14 March Michael Caine / Actor / United Kingdom
14 AprilPaddy Hopkirk / Racing Car Driver / Ireland
19 March Renée Taylor / Actress / United States of America
19 DecemberChristopher Smout / Academic / Scotland
19 NovemberJerry Sheindlin / Author / United States of America
20 March George Altman / Baseball Player / United States of America
22 SeptemberCarmelo Simeone / Footballer / Italy
24 NovemberJohn Sheridan / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
25 OctoberEugene Gordon Lee / Actor / United States of America
25 AprilJoyce Ricketts / Baseball Player / United States of America
25 NovemberKathryn Crosby / Actress / United States of America
29 NovemberJames Rosenquist / Painter / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1933:

YearName / Profession / Country
18 JanuaryJagdish Sharan Verma / Judge / India
18 FebruaryNimmi / Actress / India
02 AprilJayaben Desai / Politician / India
08 SeptemberAsha Bhosle / Singer / India
15 DecemberBapu / Writer / India
03 NovemberAmartya Sen / Economist / India
18 MayH. D. Deve Gowda / Politician / India
04 AprilBapu Nadkarni / Cricketer / India
26 OctoberSarekoppa Bangarappa / Politician / India
26 MarchAcharya Kuber Nath Rai / Writer / India
06 AugustA. G. Kripal Singh / Cricketer / India
01 JulyAbdul Hameed / Soldier / India
15 JulyM. T. Vasudevan Nair / Author / India
19 SeptemberSunith Francis Rodrigues / Soldier / India
26 JanuaryAnil Ganguly / Director / India
11 MarchC. K. Jaffer Sharief / Politician / India
03 NovemberAmartya Sen / Academic / India
10 OctoberMadan Mohan Punchhi / Lawyer / India
18 JanuaryJagdish Sharan Verma / Lawyer / India
06 AprilP.K. Nair / Author / India

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