What Happened on May 1, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hitler and Ernst Rohm attempt to break up socialist May Day demonstrates, inviting Nazis from as far away as Nuremberg to take part in the violence

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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