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1933FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday

1933Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

1933Hitler disallows German communist party (KPD)

19331st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run

1933Lou Gehrig plays record 1,308th consecutive game

1933German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Hitler

1933Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Park flip their car into a ravine, and Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life

1933Mahatma Gandhi released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike

1933FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal

193368th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews

1933Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251

1933Congress is called into special session by FDR, & began its "100 days"

1933Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career

1933Hitler, Guring, Prince Ruprecht, Bruning & top army meet in Berlin

1933Hermann Goering becomes Premier of Prussia

1933German Minister Hermann Goering bans social-democratic newspaper Vorwarts

1933Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds

1933Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours

1933FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House

1933German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor

1933In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions

1933Fox Films signs Shirley Temple, 5, to a studio contract

1933George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premiers in Paris

1933Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US lifted

1933John Dillinger escapes from jail in Allen County, Ohio

1933Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager

1933A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis

1933Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen

1933Mount Davidson Cross lit by FDR via telegraph

1933Bradman scores 187* NSW v Victoria, 294 mins, 13 fours

1933Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht, president of Bank of Germany

1933Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt

1933Fred Astaire's 1st film, "Dancing Lady", released

1933Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India.

1933Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista

1933FDR conducts his 1st "fireside chat"

1933Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled

1933FDR announces US will leave gold standard

1933Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games

1933FDR creates Federal Alcohol Control Administration

1933Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler

19331st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

1933FDR creates Civil Works Administration

1933FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression & says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"

1933Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

1933Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released

1933Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal

1933Hermann Goering bans communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

19332 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves Parliament

1933Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator

1933John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

1933German Republic gives power to Hitler

1933Hermann Goering & Georgi Dimitrov duel

1933Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000

1933Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test

1933Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers

1933John Dillinger and his gang rob Central National Bank, in Greencastle, Indiana. They take $75, 000

1933Tennessee Valley Act (TVA) Act signed by FDR, to build dams

1933Rudolf Hess & Earnest Rohm become a minister in Hitler government

1933Hitler proclaims end of Marxism

1933Hitler promises parliamentary democracy

1933FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday

1933Langston Hughes' "Mulatto" premieres in NYC

1933Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda

1933 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 2
Bradman scores 103* against the Bodyline attack in the 2nd Test 
Jan 2
Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3 
Jan 2
Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th) 
Jan 2
US troops leave Nicaragua 
Jan 3
Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States. 
Jan 5
Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side 
Jan 6
Clyde Barrow kills Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff Malcolm Davis after walking into a trap set for another criminal 
Jan 7
1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands 
Jan 9
Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction 
Jan 12
US Congress recognize independence Philippines 
Jan 12
Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies 
Jan 16
Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test 
Jan 17
Bradman takes second Test wicket, Hammond, bowled 
Jan 18
White Sands National Monument, NM established 
Jan 23
20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 1/20 
Jan 24
Noel Coward's "Design for Living," premieres in NYC 
Jan 27
Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold 
Jan 28
French government of Paul Boncour falls 
Jan 28
German government of Von Schleicher falls 
Jan 28
The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence. 
Jan 29
German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor 
Jan 30
"Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio 
Jan 30
Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen 
Jan 30
Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match 
Jan 31
French government of Daladier takes power 
Jan 31
Hitler promises parliamentary democracy 
Feb 1
Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname 
Feb 1
Dutch bishops forbid membership of non-catholic unions 
Feb 1
German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe 
Feb 2
2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves Parliament 
Feb 2
Hermann Goering bans communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany 
Feb 2
Ucicky's "Rotten Morning," premieres in Berlin 
Feb 3
1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, DC 
Feb 3
German Minister Hermann Goering bans social-democratic newspaper Vorwarts 
Feb 3
Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin 
Feb 4
-Feb 10] Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts 
Feb 4
German President Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press 
Feb 5
Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary 
Feb 6
-90°F (-68°C), Oymyakon, USSR (Asian record) 
Feb 6
Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo 
Feb 6
Pres von Hindenburg & von Papen ends Prussian parliament 
Feb 7
Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators 
Feb 7
Social-Dem meeting in Berlin "As thousands cheer" Marxism is dead 
Feb 8
-23°F (-31°C), Seminole, Texas (state record) 
Feb 8
1st flight of all-metal Boeing 247 
Feb 9
-63°F (-53°C), Moran, Wyoming (state record) 
Feb 10
-54°F (-48°C), Seneca, Oregon (state record) 
Feb 10
Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC) 
Feb 10
Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship 
Feb 10
Hitler proclaims end of Marxism 
Feb 10
Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed 
Feb 12
German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis 
Feb 15
Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party 
Feb 15
Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt 
Feb 15
Social-democratic newspaper "Vorwarts" banned again in Berlin 
Feb 16
Catholic newspaper Germania warns against nazis/communists 
Feb 16
England regains the Ashes, thanks to bodyline tactics 
Feb 17
1st issue of "Newsweek" magazine published 
Feb 17
Marinus van der Lubbe arrives in Glindow, at Potsdam 
Feb 17
US Senate accept Blaine Act: ending prohibition 
Feb 19
Prussian minister Goering bans all Catholic newspapers 
Feb 20
Curom, Curacaose Broadcast System starts: Princess Juliana's speech 
Feb 20
House of Reps completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition 
Feb 20
Sidney Howard's "Alien Corn," premieres in NYC 
Feb 24
Final demonstration of German communist party in Berlin 
Feb 24
League of Nations tells Japanese to pull out of Manchuria 
Feb 25
1st genuine aircraft carrier christened, USS Ranger 
Feb 25
Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line) 
Feb 25
Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox 
Feb 26
Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field 
Feb 26
Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell 
Feb 27
German parliament building, Reichstag, destroyed by fire 
Feb 27
Jean Genet's "Intermezzo," premieres in Paris 
Feb 27
Nazis set fire to German parliament, blame it on Communists 
Feb 28
1st female in cabinet: Francis Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor 
Feb 28
German Pres Von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion 
Feb 28
Hitler disallows German communist party (KPD) 
Mar 1
Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks 
Mar 2
"King Kong," premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC 
Mar 2
Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan 
Mar 3
German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested 
Mar 3
Mount Rushmore dedicated 
Mar 3
NYC premiere of "King Kong" 
Mar 4
Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament 
Mar 4
Frances Perkins becomes sec of labor, 1st US woman cabinet member 
Mar 4
Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC 
Mar 4
Noordwijk soccer team forms 
Mar 4
FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression & says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself" 
Mar 4
Bertha Wilson is appointed as first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada. 
Mar 5
FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday 
Mar 5
Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes) 
Mar 6
FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday 
Mar 6
Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC 
Mar 6
Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk) 
Mar 7
Game of "Monopoly" invented 
Mar 9
Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin 
Mar 9
Congress is called into special session by FDR, & began its "100 days" 
Mar 10
Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif 
Mar 10
Nevada becomes 1st US state to regulate narcotics 
Mar 12
FDR conducts his 1st "fireside chat" 
Mar 13
Banks reopen 
Mar 13
Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda 
Mar 14
Civilian Conservation Corp begins tree conservation 
Mar 15
NAACP begins coordinated attack on segregation & discrimination 
Mar 16
Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht, president of Bank of Germany 
Mar 18
Radio Clube de Mocambique's 1st radio transmission 
Mar 18
US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson 
Mar 18
US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner 
Mar 20
Dachau, 1st Nazi concentration camp, completed 
Mar 21
Hitler, Guring, Prince Ruprecht, Bruning & top army meet in Berlin 
Mar 22
FDR makes wine & beer with up to 3.2% alcohol legal 
Mar 23
Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers 
Mar 23
Kroll Opera in Berlin opens 
Mar 24
Peter I Island incorporated as a Norwegian dependency 
Mar 27
Farm Credit Administration (US) authorized 
Mar 27
Japan leaves League of Nations 
Mar 27
Polythene discovered by Reginald Gibson & Eric William Fawcett 
Mar 28
German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Hitler 
Mar 31
1st newspaper published on pine pulp paper, "Soperton News" (Ga) 
Mar 31
Congress authorizes Civilian Conservation Corps 
Mar 31
German Republic gives power to Hitler 
Apr 1
Hammond scores 336* v NZ at Auckland, 47 fours 10 sixes 
Apr 1
Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany 
Apr 1
Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses 
Apr 3
1st airplane flight over Mt Everest 
Apr 3
Then longest North American hockey game requires a 1:44:46 overtime as Maple Leaf Ken Doraty scores to beat Canadiens 1-0 
Apr 4
US Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of NJ, 73 die 
Apr 7
1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service 
Apr 7
'National Beer Day" Cullen-Harrison act comes into effect legalising sale of low alcohol beer 
Apr 7
University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic 
Apr 8
Manchester Guardian warns of unknown Nazi terror 
Apr 11
Hermann Goering becomes Premier of Prussia 
Apr 12
Moffatt Field commissioned 
Apr 13
1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale) 
Apr 13
Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1 
Apr 17
Chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21 
Apr 19
37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6 
Apr 19
FDR announces US will leave gold standard 
Apr 22
Dutch government forbids leftwing radio address 
Apr 23
Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal 
Apr 24
1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell) 
Apr 25
NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0 
Apr 25
US & Canada drop Gold Standard 
Apr 26
Jewish students are barred from school in Germany 
Apr 27
Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Wash DC 
Apr 27
Jessop & Son department store in Nottingham, England, acquired by John Lewis Partnership. The partnership's first shop outside London. 
May 2
In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions 
May 3
1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office 
May 4
Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish (Conquistador) 
May 6
59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8 
May 6
Italy & USSR sign trade agreement 
May 8
Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast in protest against British oppression in India. 
May 9
Spanish anarchists call for general strike 
May 10
Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF) forms 
May 10
Nazis stage public book burnings in Germany 
May 10
Paraguay declares war on Bolivia 
May 10
Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands 
May 12
Federal Emergency Relief Administration & Agricultural Adjustment Administration form to help the needy & farmers 
May 13
59th Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Head Play wins in 2:02 
May 15
1st voice amplification system to be used in US Senate 
May 16
Cecil Travis becomes 1st player to get 5 hits in his 1st game 
May 17
Vidkun Quisling and Johan Bernhard Hjort form Nasjonal Samling — the national-socialist party of Norway. 
May 18
Tennessee Valley Act (TVA) Act signed by FDR, to build dams 
May 18
1st major league All-Star Game announced for July 6 at Comiskey Park It will be played as part of the Chicago World's Fair 
May 21
Mount Davidson Cross lit by FDR via telegraph 
May 22
Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay 
May 22
World Trade Day/National Maritime Day 1st celebrated 
May 24
Dmitri Shostakovitch's Preludes premieres in Moscow 
May 26
2nd emergency Dutch government of Colijn forms 
May 26
Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs St Louis Cards 
May 27
Austrian communist party banned 
May 27
Century of Progress Exposition opens in Chicago 
May 27
Federal Securities Act signed 
May 27
Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th & beat White Sox 15-11 
May 27
Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released 
May 30
Patent on invisible glass installation 
May 30
Indianapolis 500: Louis Meyer wins in 4:48:00.774 (167.632 km/h) 
Jun 1
Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago 
Jun 2
FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House 
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 NJ) 
Jun 6
US Employment Service created 
Jun 7
George Balanchine/Kurt Weills "7 Deadly Sins" premiers in Paris 
Jun 8
A's Jimmie Foxx homers his 1st 3 at bats for 4 consecutive HRs 
Jun 9
Spanish president Zamora takes power 
Jun 9
Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager 
Jun 10
37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill 
Jun 10
65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6 
Jun 10
John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600 
Jun 10
Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Park flip their car into a ravine, and Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life 
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 
Jun 13
German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Göring 
Jun 14
Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games 
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 23
Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35½ year run on NBC 
Jun 27
4th Ryder Cup: Great Britain wins, 6½-5½ at Southport & Ainsdale, England 
Jun 29
Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title 
Jun 30
50,000 demonstrate in Antwerp against fascism/war 
Jun 30
Card's Dizzy Dean strikes out 17 Cubs to win 8-2 
Jun 30
US Assay Offices in Helena Mon, Boise Id & Salt Lake City Utah closes 
Jul 1
German nazi regime declares that married women shouldn't work 
Jul 1
Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden 
Jul 1
The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration. 
Jul 2
Carl Hubbell shuts-out Cards 1-0 in 18 innings without a walk 
Jul 4
Work begins on Oakland Bay Bridge 
Jul 5
German party Catholic Center disbands 
Jul 6
1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run 
Jul 7
53rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Crawford beats E Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4) 
Jul 8
46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3) 
Jul 8
Public Works Administration becomes effective 
Jul 8
68th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews 
Jul 9
Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened Philadelphia Eagles 
Jul 10
1st police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, NY 
Jul 12
Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33 cents per hour) 
Jul 14
Germany began mandatory sterilization of those with hereditary illness 
Jul 14
NSDAP (Nazis) becomes only political party in Germany 
Jul 14
Verity bowls out Essex twice in a day, 8-47 & 9-44, at Leyton 
Jul 15
Wiley Post began 1st solo flight around world 
Jul 17
After successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Europe under mysterious circumstances. 
Jul 19
1st time brothers on opposite teams homer in the same game. Red Sox 
Jul 19
Rick Ferrell homers off brother pitcher Wes of Cleve, who also homers 
Jul 20
Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler 
Jul 20
In London, 500,000 march against anti-Semitism. 
Jul 20
Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets. 
Jul 21
Haifa Harbor in Palestine opens 
Jul 22
1st solo flight round the world 7d 19hrs (Wiley Post) 
Jul 22
Caterina Jarboro sings "Aida", NYC-1st negro prima donna in US 
Jul 24
German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe 
Jul 25
1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington 
Jul 26
Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League 
Jul 28
1st singing telegram delivered (to Rudy Vallee), NYC 
Jul 28
NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions 
Jul 28
Spain recognizes the USSR 
Jul 30
28th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats France in Paris (3-2) 
Aug 1
Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) 
Aug 1
Death penality for anti-fascists in Germany 
Aug 1
Dutch colonial regime in Batavia arrests Sukarno 
Aug 1
NRA (National Recovery Administration) forms 
Aug 3
Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931) 
Aug 7
The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day. 
Aug 11
Temp reaches 136°F (57.8°C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record) 
Aug 12
Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup 
Aug 13
16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee 
Aug 13
Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist 
Aug 14
Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs 
Aug 17
Lou Gehrig plays record 1,308th consecutive game 
Aug 17
Soviet Union test GIRD-R1 rocket ("Object 09") 
Aug 19
47th US Women's Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (8-6 3-6 3-0 ret) 
Aug 22
Bill Veeck urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season 
Aug 22
International Zionists Congress opens in Prague 
Aug 23
1st TV boxing match - Archie Sexton & Laurie Raiteri in London 
Aug 23
Mahatma Gandhi released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike 
Aug 26
Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km) 
Aug 27
Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0 
Aug 30
Air France forms 
Aug 30
Portuguese dictator Salazar forms secret police (PIDE) 
Sep 1
Soccer team DVS '33 forms 
Sep 3
Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m). 
Sep 4
1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il 
Sep 4
Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista 
Sep 8
Spain's 2nd government of Azaña forms 
Sep 9
53rd US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats Jack Crawford (6-3 11-13 4-6 6-0 6-1) 
Sep 10
1st Negro League All-Star Game, West beats East 11-7 (Comiskey Park) 
Sep 10
53rd US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J H Crawford (6-3 11-13 4-6 6-0 6-1) 
Sep 11
Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship 
Sep 12
Alejandro Lerroux forms new Spanish government 
Sep 12
Dutch parliament accepts ban on uniforms 
Sep 12
Leó Szilárd, waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction. 
Sep 13
Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first New Zealand woman Member of Parliament 
Sep 14
2 billion board feet of lumber destroyed in Tillamook Oregon fire 
Sep 14
Schaduwproces-Rijksdagbrand opens in London 
Sep 19
NY Giants clinch the pennant 
Sep 20
Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2 
Sep 21
Trial against Marinus der Lubbe opens 
Sep 23
Yanks commit 7 errors in 1 game but beat Boston 16-12 
Sep 25
1st state poorhouse opens in Smyrna, Georgia 
Sep 25
5th "extermination campaign" against communists in Nanjing China 
Sep 26
Sidney Kingsley's "Men in White" premieres in NYC 
Sep 28
Greer Garson wed Edward Snelson 
Sep 29
Little King, Cartoon Character, by Von Beuren, debut 
Sep 30
Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in NYC 
Oct 1
Antwerp Sports arena opens 
Oct 1
Packers make 5 1st downs, Giants make 0, but still win 10-7 
Oct 1
Wash Senator coach Nick Altrock plays in a game at age 57 
Oct 2
Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness" premieres in NYC 
Oct 3
Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant 
Oct 4
Esquire magazine is 1st published 
Oct 7
NY Giants beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 1 in 30th World Series 
Oct 8
Coit Tower dedicated in San Francisco as a monument to firefighters 
Oct 8
Martinez Barrios forms new Spanish government 
Oct 10
1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale 
Oct 12
Alcatraz becomes a federal prison (unofficially) 
Oct 12
John Dillinger escapes from jail in Allen County, Ohio 
Oct 12
Gangster George Francis Barnes, aka Machine Gun Kelly, is sentenced to life imprisonment 
Oct 13
JDJ Boularan's "Tovarich" premieres in Paris 
Oct 13
Soccer team STEVO forms in Geesteren 
Oct 14
Nazi Germany announces withdrawal from League of Nations 
Oct 15
20th Amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect: Pres term begins in Jan not March 
Oct 15
Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0 
Oct 17
Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany 
Oct 19
Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936 
Oct 22
Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title 
Oct 23
John Dillinger and his gang rob Central National Bank, in Greencastle, Indiana. They take $75, 000 
Oct 24
Langston Hughes' "Mulatto" premieres in NYC 
Oct 26
French government of Serraut forms 
Oct 27
Valentin Boreyko, Russia, rower (Oly Gld 1960), (d. 2012) 
Nov 4
Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours 
Nov 4
Hermann Goering & Georgi Dimitrov duel 
Nov 4
Young Park (1) in the Bronx named in honor of James Young 
Nov 5
Chicago Bears 30 game unbeaten streak ends to Patriots (10-0) 
Nov 5
Spanish Basques vote for autonomy 
Nov 7
Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports 
Nov 7
Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City. 
Nov 8
FDR creates Civil Works Administration 
Nov 10
Black Blizzard snowstorm-duststorm rages from SD to Atlantic 
Nov 11
"Great Black Blizzard" 1st great dust storm in Great Plains 
Nov 11
Billie Holiday's second song and first hit, "Riffin' the Scotch", is released 
Nov 12
1st Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal) 
Nov 12
1st game at NFL Pitts Pirate's Forbes Field, lose to Bkln Dodgers 32-0 
Nov 12
First known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken 
Nov 12
Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany 
Nov 13
1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn 
Nov 16
Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator 
Nov 16
Roosevelt establishes diplomatic relations with USSR 
Nov 17
United States recognizes Soviet Union, opens trade 
Nov 19
Women allowed to vote in Spain (helps right wing) 
Nov 21
1st US ambassador to USSR, W.C. Bullitt, begins service 
Nov 25
1st Soviet liquid fuel rocket attains altitude of 261' (80m) 
Nov 26
Camille Chautemps becomes French premier 
Nov 28
A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis 
Nov 29
1st state liquor stores authorized (Pennsylvania) 
Nov 29
Japan begins persecution of communists 
Nov 30
CCC Camps are established in Cleveland Park District 
Dec 1
Rudolf Hess & Earnest Rohm become a minister in Hitler government 
Dec 2
Fred Astaire's 1st film, "Dancing Lady", released 
Dec 3
Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000 
Dec 3
Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946 
Dec 4
FDR creates Federal Alcohol Control Administration 
Dec 4
Jack Kirkland's "Tobacco Road" premieres in NYC 
Dec 5
21st Amendment ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST) 
Dec 6
Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US lifted 
Dec 9
21st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Sarnia Imperials, 4-3 
Dec 9
Romania disallows fascist Iron Guard 
Dec 12
Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career 
Dec 14
Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam 
Dec 15
Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15 
Dec 16
Abe de Vries & Sipke Castelein win Elfstedentocht 
Dec 17
B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay 
Dec 17
Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118) 
Dec 17
Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms 
Dec 17
NFL starts official stats as Bears beat Giants 23-21 in champ game 
Dec 19
Electric Home & Farm Authority Inc, authorized 
Dec 20
Bolivia & Paraguay sign cease fire 
Dec 21
Dried human blood serum 1st prepared, Univ of Pennsylvania 
Dec 21
Fox Films signs Shirley Temple, 5, to a studio contract 
Dec 21
Newfoundland reverts to being a crown colony of Great Britain 
Dec 23
Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251 
Dec 23
Marinus van der Lubbe sentenced to death 
Dec 23
Train crash in Eastern Paris; 230 die 
Dec 24
Paris express train derails & kills 160, injures 300 (France) 
Dec 25
Another Christmas Day five-wicket haul by Clarrie Grimmett 
Dec 25
Belgian Working people's party accept Henry de Mans Plan of Labor 
Dec 25
Stan Smith takes 8-33 for Victoria v Tasmania at Hobart 
Dec 26
Bradman scores 187* NSW v Victoria, 294 mins, 13 fours 
Dec 26
US forswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere 
Dec 26
FM radio is patented. 
Dec 29
Yank refuses to release Babe Ruth so he can manage the Cin Reds 
Dec 30
-50°F (-46°C) in Bloomfield, Vermont (state record) 
Dec 30
Government disallows NSB-membership for civil service 
Dec 30
Jack Badcock scores 274 v Victoria, Tasmania's 1st double-ton 
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