33 in History

Beslan hostage crisis -- Russia's 9/11, Sept. 1-4, 2004: 331 hostages killed.

George W. Bush 2001 tax cuts: Senate vote was 58-33 and the 36 percent tax rate dropped to 33 percent

Executive Order 13233 limited access to the records of former United States Presidents. It was drafted by then White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales and issued by George W. Bush on November 1, 2001.

1994: Aeroflot plane crashes, killing 75, when kids in cockpit tamper with autopilot; crash occurs near reporting point FL330.

Adolf Eichmann's son interviewed in 1995, 33 years after Eichmann was executed.

Israel created in 1947 with 33 votes.

Trinity atomic bomb test-- July 16, 1945 (7+1+6+1+9+4+5=33), took place at 33.6773 degree latitude. Bomb blast left a crater of radioactive glass in the desert 10 feet (3 m) deep and 1,100 ft (330 m) wide. This wikipedia picture of Oppenheimer and others next to the crater has two 3's and a C (3) in the URL. Trinity itself, means three, of course.

Henry Kissinger was in Army Infantry Regiment 335 during WWII-- later gets transferred to a military counter-intelligence unit. (via "Horowitz's "Emerging Viruses")

Babi Yar massacre by the Nazis in 1941: 33,771 Jewish civilians killed in a ravine

On February 14, 1859, Oregon became the 33rd state to be admitted into the Union.

Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage from the Canary Islands to the New World lasted 33 days.

By 733 the Muslims reached Poitiers in France

Jesus lived 33 years.

Alexander the Great lived 33 years. He cut the Gordian knot in 333 B.C.

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