Tour de France Innovation - the organizers of the TdF establish the first “Best Climber Prize”. Spaniard Vicente Trueba was the winner of the first prize.
Germany - 1933, the infamous Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany and officially started one of the worst eras in World history.
USA - Economic woes continue as the United States experiences the worst year of the “Great Depression”.
Prohibition Ends - The ratification of the 21st amendment to the US Constitution repealed the prohibition of alcoholic beverages.
France - The first lottery in France was drawn. A barber from Tarascon won 5 million French Franc prize. The winning number was 18414.
Hollywood - the movie King Kong was released.
Notable Deaths -
Calvin Coolidge, 1872-1933, 30th President of the USA, he was a lawyer from Northampton, Massachusetts. Coolidge became President August 3, 1923 after the death of sitting President Warren Harding. He died at home in Northampton of a coronary blood clot January 5, 1933.