The Year 1933 Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
Construction begins on what bridge in
San Francisco Bay?
A: Golden Gate Bridge begun.
Who makes the first commercial flight between Australia and
A: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
The U S Congress votes favorably for Philippines
independence, against the view of whom?
A: President Hoover.
What is ratified?
A: The Twentieth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, changing Inauguration Day from March 4 to January 20 starting in 1937.
Who forms a government in France?
A: Édouard Daladier.
The Lone Ranger makes his debut on what?
A: American radio.
In February who gives his "Proclamation to the German
People" in Berlin?
A: Adolf Hitler.
What do officers on the USS Ramapo record?
A: A 34-meter high sea-wave in the Pacific Ocean.
The New York City-based Postal Telegraph Company introduces
the first what?
A: Singing telegram.
In Miami, Giuseppe Zangara attempts to assassinate whom?
A: President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, but instead fatally wounds the Mayor of Chicago, Anton Cermak.
What magazine is published for the first time in the United
Where does the original film version of King Kong, starring
Fay Wray, premiere?
A: At Radio City Music Hall and the RKO Roxy Theatre in New York City.
What university is established?
A: Ching Yun.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is what?
President Hoover is succeeded by whom?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
FDR is sworn in by whom?
A: Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.
Who becomes United States Secretary of Labor, and the first
female member of the United States Cabinet?
A: Frances Perkins.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank
A: Closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions (the 'holiday' ends on March 13).
Where does an earthquake kill 117 people?
A: in Long Beach, California.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt addresses the nation for the
first time as what?
A: President of the United States, in the first of his "Fireside chats".
Dachau, the first German concentration camp, is what?
A: Completed (it opens March 22).
The Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, making Adolf Hitler
A: Dictator of Germany.
What does Japan leave?
A: The League of Nations.
The Civilian Conservation Corps is established with the
mission of what?
A: Relieving rampant unemployment in the United States.
The International Court of Justice in The Hague decides
A: That Greenland belongs to Denmark .
President Roosevelt declares a national emergency and
issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for what?
A: U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.
Sale of some beer is legalized in the United States under
A: The Cullen-Harrison Act of March 22.
The United States officially goes off what standard?
A: The gold standard.
The Gestapo secret police are established in Germany
A: Hermann Göring.
President Roosevelt signs an act creating the what?
A: The Tennessee Valley Authority.
What Walt Disney classic Silly Symphony cartoon is first
released by United Artists?
A: The Three Little Pigs.
Where does the first drive-in movie theater open?
A: In Pennsauken Township, near Camden, New Jersey.
Who is sentenced to prison in India?
Where is the first Major League Baseball All-Star Game
A: At Comiskey Park in Chicago.
"Machine Gun Kelly" and Albert Bates kidnap whom, and
demand $200,000 ransom?
A: Charles Urschel, an Oklahoma oilman.
Several members of what gang are injured or captured during
a running battle with local police near Dexter,
A: The Barrow Gang.
More than 3,000 Assyrian Iraqis are killed by whom?
A: Iraq government troops.
Winston Churchill makes his first public speech warning of
the dangers of what?
A: German rearmament.
Who forms a new government in Spain?
A: Alejandro Lerroux.
Who, while waiting for a red light on Southampton Row in
Bloomsbury, conceives the idea of the nuclear chain reaction?
A: Leó Szilárd.
Air France is formed by the merger of what?
A: Five French airline companies, beginning operations with 250 planes.
October 17 – Scientist Albert Einstein arrives in the
United States where he does what?
A: Settles permanently as a refugee from Germany.
What Marx Brothers' anarchic comedy film is released?
A: Duck Soup.
The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is
passed, repealing what?
The United States Federal Government outlaws what plant?
A coup attempt against whom fails in the United States?
A: Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
US President Roosevelt rejects what?
A: Socialism and government ownership of industry.
Where does the first Krispy Kreme doughnut store open?
A: In Nashville, Tennessee.