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history - Nazi leader Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany by President of Germany Paul von Hindenburg - the Reichstag Fire Decree is passed in response to the Reichstag fire, nullifying many German civil liberties - Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss keeps members of the National Council from convening, starting the Austrofascist dictatorship - German election, 1933: National Socialists gain 43.9% of the votes - Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, is completed - the Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany - the Gestapo is established in Germany - Moandas Gandhi begins a 3-week hunger strike because of the mistreatment of the lower castes - in Germany, the Nazis stage massive public book burnings - Paraguay declares war on Bolivia - the Nazi Party in Germany introduces a law to legalize eugenic sterilization - all non-Nazi parties are forbidden in Germany - series of disastrous dust storms in the US - Korean Empire (South Korea and North Korea) is founded

culture - the Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States - Albert Einstein arrives in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany - FM radio is patented - closure of the Bauhaus by the Nazi government - movie King Kong, starring Fay Wray - the mural, Man at the Crossroads, by Diego Rivera, is removed from the Rockefeller Center in New York because it contained a portrait of Lenin - Käthe Kollwitz is forced by the Nazi Party to resign from the faculty of the Academy of Arts - Federico García Lorca: Blood Wedding - Franz Werfel: The Forty Days of Musa Dagh - Louis Comfort Tiffany (†) - Adolf Loos (†)

music - Sergei Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf - Jimmie Rodgers (†) - Freddie Keppard (†) - Blind Blake (†)

first released recordings by Perry Como, Billie Holiday, (Ivory Joe Hunter), Buddy Moss, Walter Roland

released recordings/songs - Duke Ellington: Sophisticated Lady - Ethel Waters: Stormy Weather