Today in the History of War Crimanls

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Historical Events

  • 1942-12-17 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
  • 1945-05-21 Nazi SS-Reichsfuehrer Heinrich Himmler captured
  • 1946-04-29 28 former Japanese leaders indicted in Tokyo as war criminals
  • 1946-06-03 International Military Tribunal opens in Tokyo against 28 Japanese war criminals
  • 1946-10-01 12 Nazi war criminals sentenced to death in Nuremberg
  • 1946-10-16 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials
  • 1946-10-25 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Nuremberg)
  • 1948-09-10 Bijz Criminal division sentences war criminal Jacob Folks to life
  • 1950-07-12 Hague Council of Annulment convicts German war criminals W Lages, FH Van de Funten & F Fischer to death
  • 1951-02-01 Alfred Krupp & 28 other German war criminals freed
  • 1952-09-24 Dutch minister Dark sentences war criminal W Lages to death
  • 1956-04-03 German war criminals Hinrichsen/Ruhl/Siebens/Viebahn freed
  • 1961-04-10 Adolf Eichmann tried as a war criminal in Israel
  • 1969-07-07 German newspaper Der Spiegel reveals Bishop Defregger of Munich is a war criminal
  • 1974-04-11 WW II war criminal JP Philippa arrested
  • 1976-01-26 Belgium Catholic elite starts amnesty campaign for war criminals
  • 1976-11-14 War criminal Pieter Menten captured 1 day after fleeing
  • 1976-12-06 War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich
  • 1977-12-14 War criminal Pieter Menten sentenced in Amsterdam to 15 years
  • 1978-06-01 High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten
  • 1978-12-04 Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten freed
  • 1980-07-09 Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten sentenced to 10 years
  • 1983-01-25 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia
  • 1989-01-27 German war criminals Fischer & Aus der Funten freed
  • 1989-02-27 German war criminals Aus der Funten and Fischer freed in Holland
  • 1989-05-24 French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice
  • 2008-07-21 Bosnian-Serb war criminal Radovan Karadžić is arrested in Serbia and is indicted by the UN's ICTY tribunal.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1892-07-22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1893-04-26 Draza Mihajlovic, Serbian WWII hero and war criminal (d. 1946)
  • 1899-05-26 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal
  • 1899-11-29 Andrija Artuković, Croatian war criminal (d. 1988)
  • 1900-05-23 Hans Frank, German Nazi war criminal (d. 1946)
  • 1901-12-10 F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)
  • 1904-01-08 Karl Brandt, Alsacian Nazi war criminal (d. 1948)
  • 1907-04-16 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (d. 1947)
  • 1911-03-16 Dr. Josef Mengele, German, accused Nazi war criminal (d. 1979)
  • 1912-10-05 Fritz Fischer (medical doctor), Nazi war criminal
  • 1913-07-29 Erich Priebke, Nazi war criminal
  • 1915-04-03 Paul Touvier, war criminal
  • 1919-07-16 Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (d. 1999)
  • 1920-03-16 Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (d. 1947)
  • 1920-04-03 John Demjanjuk, Ukrainian-born American auto worker, alleged Nazi and convicted war criminal (under appeal at death), (d. 2012)
  • 1943-06-08 William Calley, American war criminal
  • 1958-11-28 Georges Rutaganda, Rwandan war criminal
  • 1960-11-02 Tihomir Blaškić, Croatian war criminal

Famous Deaths

  • 1946-10-16 Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Fritz Sauckel, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Hans Frank, former Nazi Governor General of Occupied Poland, hanged

BattleExecution

1946-10-16 Joachim von Ribbentrop, German war criminal, hanged

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1946-10-16 Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1947-05-02 Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (b. 1920)
  • 1947-05-28 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (b. 1907)
  • 1951-06-07 Bobel, Braune, Naumann, Ohlendorf, Pohl, Schallenmair & Otto Schmidt, Nazi war criminals, hanged
  • 1962-05-31 Adolf Eichmann, Nazi war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56
  • 1963-05-13 Alois Hudal, bishop, helped Nazi war criminals escape (b. 1885)
  • 1967-09-01 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (b. 1906)
  • 1987-11-14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • 1988-01-16 Andrija Artuković, Croatian war criminal (b. 1899)
  • 1989-09-21 F Fischer, German war criminal (4, Two of Breda), dies
  • 1999-04-19 Hermine Braunsteiner, Nazi war criminal (b. 1919)
  • 2005-11-07 Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
  • 2006-07-21 Ta Mok, "The Khmer Rouge Butcher", war criminal in Democratic Kampuchea (b. 1926)
  • 2007-02-22 Samuel Hinga Norman, Sierra Leonean alleged war criminal (b. 1940)
  • 2007-08-06 Heinz Barth, German convicted war criminal (SS) (b. 1920)
  • 2010-04-16 Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (b. 1949)
  • 2012-03-17 John Demjanjuk, convicted Nazi war criminal, dies from natural causes at 91