Unsorted 1933 Events [Bottom]
01 - Japanese and Chinese forces clash on the Manchukuo border.
08 - |Spain ?|
Anarchist uprisings in Saragossa, Seville, Bilbao and Madrid.
30 - Adolf Hitler ?+ becomes Chancellor of Germany.
21-24 - Japan claims Jehol Province for Manchukuo. China rejects the
22 - |Germany ?|
40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police.
24 - German police raid the national headquarters of the Communist Party
27 - Burning of the German Reichstag, or parliament.
Hitler ?+ calls it a Communist plot. Special police powers are granted to the Nazi-controlled
Prussian police. 4,000 critics of the Nazis are arrested.
28 - |Spain ?| Gil Robles forms the Catholic Party (CEDA).
28 - President Hindenburg suspends constitutional rights and emergency
powers granted to Adolf Hitler as a result of the Reichstag fire. Communist
Reichstag members are arrested. Communist civil servants in Prussia are arrested.
03 - |USA ?| President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is inaugurated
04 - The 200,000 Chinese defenders of Jehol are defeated by 50,000
05 - The Nazis and Nationalists win a majority in the German elections.
09 - USA banks close. [u.mar 09]
22 - Nazis open Dachau concentration camp near Munich, to be followed
by Buchenwald near Weimar in central Germany, Sachsenhausen near Berlin in northern Germany,
and Ravensbrück for women.
23 - The Enabling Act is passed by German Parliament
giving Hitler ?+ dictatorial power for four years.
27 - Japan withdraws from the League of Nations +, effective in two years.
01 - |Germany ?|
Nazis stage a one day boycott of Jewish shops, businesses, and professionals.
07 - |Germany|Holocaust ?+|
Persons with one or more Jewish grandparents are barred from
11 - Nazis issue a decree defining a non-Aryan as "anyone descended from
non-Aryan, especially Jewish, parents or grandparents. One parent or grandparent classifies
the descendant as non-Aryan...especially if one parent or grandparent was of the Jewish faith."
19 - USA ? goes off gold standard.
26 - |Germany| The Gestapo is
born, created by Hermann Göring in the German state of Prussia.
00 - Karl Jansky announces the detection of radio waves from the centre
of the galaxy.
02 - Nazi storm troopers occupy trade union offices nationwide. The Labor Movement was absorbed by the Nazi German Labor Front. Socialist labor leaders are arrested.
10 - Germany bans all socialist political parties, and confiscates the property holdings of trade unions and the Social Democratic Party.
10 - Burning of books in Berlin and throughout Germany ?.
30 - The League of Nations + condemns Germany's treatment of the Jews.
19 - The Nazi Party is banned in Austria.
00 - |Germany ?|
Nazis pass law allowing for forced sterilization of those found by a
Hereditary Health Court to have genetic defects.
14 - Nazi Party is declared the only legal political party in Germany;
14 - |Germany|Holocaust ?+|
Nazis pass Law to strip Jewish immigrants from Poland of their German citizenship.
00 - |Germany ?|
Nazis establish Reich Chamber of Culture, then exclude Jews from the Arts.
29 - |Germany|
Nazis prohibit Jews from owning land.
04 - |Germany ?|
Jews are prohibited from being newspaper editors.
14 - Germany leaves the League of Nations +.
29 - |Spain ?| José Antonio Primo de Rivera establishes the Falange Espańola.
12 - Ninety percent of German voters approve of Germany's withdrawal from the
League of Nations + and the Disarmament Conference.
19 - Spanish right-wing parties win general election over a divided left.
24 - |Germany ?|
Holocaust ?+| Nazis pass a
Law against Habitual and Dangerous Criminals, which allows beggars, the homeless, alcoholics
and the unemployed to be sent to concentration camps.
02 - |Spain ?|
Anarchist uprisings in Catalonia and Aragon.
05 - |USA ?|
Prohibition repeal ratification completed; 21st amendment
06 - James Joyce's Ulysses finally declared legal and publishable
28 - General von Hammerstein, the German military's highest ranking
critic of the Nazis, resigns.