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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1933: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1933?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1933 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1 / 3)
  • 02 Aug 1933 Opening of the Stalin White Sea ampndash Baltic Sea Canal, a 227 km navigable waterway constructed using forced labour in the Soviet Union connecting the White Sea with Lake Onega and the Baltic.
  • 03 Aug 1933 Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since August 2, 1931)
  • 07 Aug 1933 The Simele massacre: The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
  • 08 Aug 1933 In Sioux County, Nebraska, USA a meteorite falls harmlessly to the ground.
  • 12 Aug 1933 Cuban Dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup
  • 13 Aug 1933 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound Country Club - Milwaukee
  • 14 Aug 1933 Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle and sets AL record with 9 RBIs
  • 17 Aug 1933 Soviet Union test GIRD-R1 rocket (Object 09)
  • 19 Aug 1933 47th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Moody (86 36 30 ret)
  • 22 Aug 1933 Bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games and a split season
  • 23 Aug 1933 1st TV boxing match - Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri in London
  • 24 Aug 1933 The Crescent Limited train derails in Washington, D.C., after the bridge it is crossing is washed out by the 1933 Chesapeake : Potomac hurricane.
  • 25 Aug 1933 The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sichuan, China and kills 9,000 people.
  • 26 Aug 1933 Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)
  • 27 Aug 1933 Earl Averill becomes 2nd Cleveland ballplayer to hit for cycle Moody defaults in 3rd set, trailing 3-0
  • 28 Aug 1933 US President Franklin Roosevelt issues Executive Order 6260, allowing exemptions to the gold ownership ban for up to $100, and for gold coins of recognized collector value.
  • 30 Aug 1933 Air France forms

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Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost