News and Events of 1933
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Sir Norman Angell (UK)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Franklin D Roosevelt
Vice President: John N. Garner
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EconomicsFederal spending: $4.60 billion
Consumer Price Index: 13
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.03
World SeriesNY Giants d. Washington (4-1)
Stanley CupNY Rangers d. Toronto (3-1)
WimbledonWomen: Helen Moody d. D. Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)
Men: Jack Crawford d. E. Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4)
Kentucky Derby ChampionBrokers Tip
NCAA Football ChampionsMichigan (8-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Ivan G. Bunin (Russia)
Miss America: Marion Bergeron (CT)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: None awarded
Physics: Erwin Schrödinger (Austria) and Paul A. M. Dirac (UK), for discovery of new fertile forms of the atomic theory
Physiology or Medicine: Thomas H. Morgan (US), for discoveries on hereditary function of the chromosomes