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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1933.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1933: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1933?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1933 Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
  • 02 Feb 1933 A second international conference on disarmament ends without results, It tries to limit the army sizes of the major powers, while Germany is entitled to 200,000, Germany leaves the conference because a plan postpones the limitations for 4 years.
  • 03 Feb 1933 Marinus van der Lubbe departs to Berlin
  • 04 Feb 1933 German President Paul von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press.
  • 05 Feb 1933 Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch / German boundary
  • 06 Feb 1933 Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 metres (112 feet), in Pacific hurricane near Manila, Philippines.
  • 07 Feb 1933 Colonial troops in Suriname kill two demonstrators.
  • 08 Feb 1933 -23 degrees F (-31 degrees C), Seminole, Texas (state record low).
  • 09 Feb 1933 -63 degrees F (-53 degrees C), Moran, Wyoming (state record low).
  • 10 Feb 1933 Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship
  • 12 Feb 1933 German vice-chancellor Franz von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis.
  • 15 Feb 1933 Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party.
  • 16 Feb 1933 Catholic newspaper Germania warns against Nazis / communists
  • 17 Feb 1933 Blondie Boopadoop married Dagwood Bumstead in the comic Blondie
  • 20 Feb 1933 House of Representatives completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition.
  • 24 Feb 1933 In Stratford, Texas, a bright fireball is seen in the sky, falling as a 4-pound metallic meteorite.
  • 25 Feb 1933 1st genuine aircraft carrier christened, USS Ranger
  • 26 Feb 1933 Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell
  • 27 Feb 1933 Nazis set fire to German parliament, blame it on Communists
  • 28 Feb 1933 1st female in cabinet: Francis Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor

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Movies

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King Kong

King Kong

Release year: 1933

Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Country: United States of America

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Liebelei

Liebelei

Release year: 1933

Directed by: Max Ophüls

Starring: Paul Hörbiger, Magda Schneider, Luise Ullrich, Gustaf Gründgens

42nd Street

42nd Street

Release year: 1933

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler

Country: United States of America

The Good Companions

The Good Companions

Release year: 1933

Directed by: Victor Saville

Starring: Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, John Gielgud, Mary Glynne

Forgotten

Forgotten

Release year: 1933

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Lee Kohlmar, June Clyde, William Collier Jr., Leon Ames