We opened our doors in 1933. So we decided to list some other events that didn’t suck that year:
January 5, 1933
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
March 4, 1933
Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) is sworn in as the 32nd President of the United States, who in reference to the Great Depression, proclaims “The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself” in his inauguration speech.
March 7, 1933
the real-estate trading board game Monopoly is invented.
March 15, 1933
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises from 53.84 to 62.10. The day’s gain of 15.34%, achieved during the depths of the Great Depression, remains to date as the largest 1-day percentage gain for the index.
June 6, 1933
The first drive-in movie theater opens in Pennsauken Township, near Camden, New Jersey
July 6, 1933
The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played at Comiskey Park in Chicago.
October 17, 1933
Scientist Albert Einstein arrives in the United States where he settles permanently as a refugee from Nazi Germany and takes up a position at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.
December 5, 1933
The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
December 15, 1933
The US 21st Amendment officially goes into effect, alcohol becomes legal in the US.