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 MaySteven Weinberg / Academic / United States of America
05 March Walter Kasper / Cardinal / Germany
08 JulyAntonio Lamer / Politician / Canada
09 March Lloyd Price / Writer / United States of America
09 JuneAl Cantello / Javelin Thrower / United States of America
10 DecemberPhilip R. Craig / Author / United States of America
11 AugustJerzy Grotowski / Producer / Poland
12 AugustFrederic Lindsay / Author / Scotland
14 JulyRobert Bourassa / Politician / Canada
17 SeptemberChuck Grassley / Politician / United States of America
20 March Ian Walsh / Rugby Player / Australia
21 SeptemberAllan Jeans / Footballer / Australia
23 JulyBert Convy / Actor / United States of America
24 OctoberReginald Kray / Gangster / United Kingdom
24 MayAharon Lichtenstein / Author / Israel
24 SeptemberRaffaele Farina / Cardinal / Italy
24 NovemberJohn Sheridan / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
26 AprilCarol Burnett / Actress / United States of America
28 SeptemberJohnny "Country" Mathis / Writer / United States of America
28 JulyCharlie Hodge / Ice Hockey Player / Canada

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1933:

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

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