In the year 1933...
*The Golden Gate Bridge begins construction.
*Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes President of the United States.
*Adolf Hitler becomes dictator of Germany and calls for boycotts of Jewish produced goods and Jewish-owned businesses and book burnings. The Gestapo is also established.
*In India, Gandhi begins a hunger strike
*The Loch Ness Monster is sighted in Scotland
*The World's Fair is held in Chicago.
*The first drive-in movie theater opens in Camden, New Jersey.
*Albert Einstein, a Jew flees his native Germany for the United States.
*Ruth Wakefield invents Chocolate Chip cookies
People Born in 1933:
* Japanese musician and artist, Yoko Ono
* American singers, Nina Simone, Willie Nelson, James Brown, Conway Twitty, Lou Rawls
* English Actors, Michael Caine, Joan Collins, Marty Feldman
* American Record Producer, Quincy Jones
* American actors, Frank Gorshin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Gene Wilder, Dom Deluise, Julie Newmar, Tom Skrerrit, Tim Conway, Wayne Rogers and Jayne Mansfield
*Football player, Johnny Unitas
*Black Muslim Leader, Louis Farrakhan
*TV Personalities, Joan Rivers and Larry King
*Evangelist, Jerry Falwell
*Texas Governor, Ann Richards
*American Politician, Michael Dukakis
*Puppeteer and originator of the roles of Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Carroll Spinney.
People and animals who died in 1933
*Former President Calvin Coolidge
*Jewelry and glass designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany
*Animator and creator of Felix the Cat, Pat Sullivan
*Balto, the sled dog
*Singer, Jimmie Rodgers
*Comedian, Roscoe Arbuckle
Some films realeased in 1933
*The Invisible Man
*The Private Life of Henry VIII
* The First Popeye cartoon
*Disney's Three Little Pigs