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April 1933

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1933.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1933: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1933?


  • 01 Apr 1933 Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews boycotting Jewish businesses
  • 02 Apr 1933 In a cricket test match against New Zealand, England batsman Wally Hammond scores a record 336 runs.ref name=quotCassell's Chronologyquot
  • 03 Apr 1933 1st airplane flight over Mt Everest
  • 04 Apr 1933 US dirigible Akron crashes off coast of New Jersey, 73 die.
  • 05 Apr 1933 US President Franklin Roosevelt issues Executive Order 6102, requiring public to turn in gold certificates, bullion, and coins for placement in the Federal Reserve.
  • 07 Apr 1933 University Bridge, Seattle opens for traffic
  • 08 Apr 1933 Manchester Guardian warns of unknown Nazi terror
  • 11 Apr 1933 Aviator Bill Lancaster takes off in England, in an attempt to make a speed record to the Cape of Good Hope, but vanishes (his body is not found in the Sahara Desert until 1962).
  • 12 Apr 1933 Moffatt Field commissioned
  • 13 Apr 1933 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)
  • 17 Apr 1933 Chicago Bears win their first NFL game beating New York Giants 23-21.
  • 19 Apr 1933 FDR announces US will leave gold standard
  • 20 Apr 1933 US suspends convertibility of paper money to gold.
  • 21 Apr 1933 Nazi Germany outlaws the kosher ritual shechita.
  • 22 Apr 1933 Dutch government forbids leftwing radio address.
  • 23 Apr 1933 Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal.
  • 25 Apr 1933 US and Canada drop Gold Standard
  • 26 Apr 1933 Jewish students are barred from school in Germany.
  • 27 Apr 1933 Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Washington DC.
  • 28 Apr 1933 US Senate approves Nellie Tayloe Ross as US Mint director.
  • 03 Apr 1933 First flight over Mount Everest, the British Houston-Mount Everest Flight Expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston.


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