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1933 in

the DWU • vital statistics

Timeline for 1933
20th century | 1930s

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1933 saw some major events in the lead up to World War II. (AUDIO: Neverland) On 30 January, Adolf Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany, as noted by the Matrix. (AUDIO: Neverland) On 23 March, Hitler became Führer of Germany, thanks to enhanced oratory and mass hypnosis skills bestowed upon him by the War Lords and the Timewyrm. The Doctor witnessed one of his speeches. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus)

The Eighth Doctor spent much of this year sailing "the South Seas". In August, he, Fitz Kreiner and Anji Kapoor visited Marpling, where they dealt with some possessed wasps. (PROSE: Eater of Wasps)

On 5 December, Prohibition was repealed in the United States of America. A celebration of the repeal was held at Doc's Place in Chicago. (PROSE: Blood Harvest)

Cuevas discovered part of the "Templo Mayor", also known as Great Temple of the Aztecs in Mexico City. (PROSE: The Left-Handed Hummingbird)

Amanda Caulfield was born. (AUDIO: 1963: The Assassination Games)

Eddison Clough was born in Rochdale. (AUDIO: The White Wolf)

Bishop started working as a police officer. (TV: The Idiot's Lantern)

Sir Hugo Destrier, the owner of Comarth Grange, died mysteriously. Afterwards, the house was rumoured to be haunted by a ghost known as the Old Peddler Woman and was abandoned. (PROSE: Most Horrid)

Tom Flanagan was born. (TV: Ghost Machine)

Fey Truscott-Sade was called up to the British Intelligence services. (COMIC: The Clockwise War)

Parallel universe

In the Germania codenamed beta alpha one five by the Council of Hitlers, Adolf Hitler was murdered by Ernst Rohm, who took his place as Führer of Germany. After the formation of the Greater German Reich, Germania I avenged Hitler's death by executing Rohm and his followers and appointing another Hitler in place as Führer. (PROSE: Warlords of Utopia)