• Wiley Post flies first solo flight around the world.
  • Aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-4) launched at Newport News, Virginia. (Feb. 25)
  • First flight of the Boeing 247 the first “modern-type” airliner. (during Feb.)

Lockheed “Winnie Mae” Flown around the world by Wiley Post

Songs From 1933

  “Stormy Weather”
  “Easter Parade”


Other Facts from 1933

President: Franklin D. Roosevelt



Average annual income


New car


Loaf of bread


Gallon of milk


Gallon of gas




Dow Jones Average  84