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Headlines From 1933 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1933 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1933 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1933 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1933 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1933 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1933 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1933 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1933 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1933 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1933 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
18th February 1933Birth of Sir Bobby Robson, English footballer and manager.
27th February 1933Germany's main parliament building, the Reichstag, is set on fire and severely damaged. The fire is supposedly started by Dutch communist, Marinus van der Lubbe, and he is later beheaded for the crime. The verdict continues to be the subject of controversy, as many historians point to the convenient assistance that the fire gave to Nazi Germans in their mission to weed out communists and increase state security throughout Germany.
4th March 1933U.S. President Herbert Hoover is succeeded by Franklin D. Roosevelt, who in reference to the ‘Great Depression‘, proclaims in his inauguration speech, "The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself".
14th March 1933Birth of Michael Caine, English actor.
23rd March 1933The Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany.
11th April 1933After being acquitted of murder, aviator William Newton “Bill” Lancaster takes-off in the ‘Southern Cross Minor’ plane for an attempt on the England to South Africa speed record. Lancaster seemingly vanishes, but actually crashes north of his expected flight plan due to engine failure. His body is found in the Sahara Desert in 1962.
27th April 1933The Jessop & Son department store in Nottingham is acquired by the John Lewis Partnership, thus becoming the company’s first shop outside of London.
2nd May 1933The first alleged sighting of the ‘Loch Ness Monster’ is recorded on a photograph taken by Hugh Gray. The world becomes captivated by the myth, but tales of the monster had in fact been circulating since the seventh century.
12th June 1933The London Economic Conference is held.
4th July 1933Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi, political and spiritual leader, is sentenced to prison in India for creating unrest in Kheda. He had been cleaning-up the village and studying the suffering of its inhabitants, encouraging the people to stand-up for themselves and to condemn the social evils that were taking place by those in power.
10th October 1933A United Airlines Boeing 247 is destroyed by a bomb near to Chesterton in Indiana. This is the first proven case of air sabotage in commercial airline history.
17th October 1933Albert Einstein arrives in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany.
24th October 1933Birth of Ronald and Reginald Kray, British gangsters.
21st December 1933The British Plastics Federation, the oldest in the world, is founded.
26th December 1933The Nissan Motor Company is established in Tokyo, Japan.
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A Newspaper From 1933

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).