TROUBLE MAKER WINS MEADOW BROOK RACE - 1933 Horse and rider must overcome high obstacles over a rough course during the 35th running of the famous Meadow Brook Steeplechase. Several riders take a tumble but Mrs. Thomas H. Somerville's big bay Gelding "Trouble Maker" makes it to the finish winning her the coveted cup.
STEAM ENGINE AIRPLANE - 1933 A steam-engine airplane goes on its first trial flights in Oakland, California. The inventors pose in front of their new invention and are proud of its nearly noiseless flight and getting 200 miles on a dollar's worth of fuel.
BRITISH ENGINEERS RETURN HOME - 1933 British engineers who were accused of espionage in the Soviet Union and arrested are finally returned home to waiting crowds that they push through anxious to get home to their loved ones.
MRS. RUTH BRYAN OWEN RECEIVES POST - 1933 Former Florida congresswoman Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen becomes the first woman to receive a major foreign ministry portfolio in the U.S. State Department as she is appointed Ambassador to Denmark and Iceland.
WINGLESS PLANE - 1933 A wingless plane (gyroplane) in London gives an astonishing demonstration as it can rise and descend vertically and hover low enough to permit its pilot to hand packages to someone on the ground.
CONSTRUCTION ON CHICAGO WORLD FAIR EXPO - 1933 As the opening date approaches construction on the buildings and displays for the Chicago World Fair speeds up as workers swing about on scaffolding setting up the 600-foot towers for the giant sky ride and more.
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