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The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States

Walter Baade and Fritz Zwicky invent the concept of a neutron Star

The magazine Newsweek is published for the first time

Einstein arrives in the US as a refugee from Nazi Germany

In 1933:

1933 King Kong

The original film version of King Kong, starring Fay Wray, premieres at Radio City Music Hall and the RKO Roxy Theatre in New York City.

The film was deemed "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry

Inventions in 1933

32nd President: Franklin D. Roosevelt March 4th 1933 - April 12th 1945
Democrat

1933 Hispano-Suiza J12

Photo: Cuspide2006

The average house cost $5,966
Equivalent today: $100,724

The average car cost $605
Equivalent today: $10,214

The average wage was $964
Equivalent today: $16,275

Photo: RKO