Today in Jewish History (Part 3)

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Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 606

1838-07-08 - Arabs attack Jewish community of Safed
1840-08-28 - Nine Jewish prisoners are released from Damascus jails
1843-06-24 - Vincenzo Soliva decrees no Jew can live outside ghetto in Italy
1846-06-24 - Residency tax on Jews of Hungary abolished
1848-04-06 - Jews of Prussia granted equality
1851-03-07 - Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends
1852-09-03 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Stockholm, Sweden
1853-10-02 - Austrian law forbids Jews from owning land
1855-02-04 - Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
1857-04-27 - Establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited
1858-07-23 - Jewish Disabilities Removal Act passed by British Parliament
1858-07-26 - Baron Lionel de Rothschild bcomes first Jewish person elected to British Parliament
1862-07-01 - Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books
US President & Union General Ulysses S. GrantUS President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant 1862-11-09 - US General Ulysses S. Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him
1862-12-17 - General Ulysses S. Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee
1863-07-07 - Orders barring Jews from serving under US General Ulysses S. Grant are revoked
1863-07-14 - Jews of Holstein Germany granted equality
1864-12-04 - Romanian Jews are forbidden to practice law
1867-10-28 - Maimonides College in Pennsylvania is first Jewish college in the US
1871-04-16 - German Empire ends all anti-Jewish civil restrictions
1881-04-01 - Anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem
1881-04-25 - 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
1881-04-27 - Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad
1881-05-05 - Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine
1882-05-15 - May Laws-Tsar Alexander III bans Jews from living in rural Romania
1882-07-06 - 14 Russian Jews from Bilu arrive in Jaffa, Palestine
1882-09-10 - 1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)
1887-03-24 - Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from US (to Turkey)
1890-03-21 - Austrian Jewish communities are defined by law
1891-04-11 - 8 year old Jewish tailor's daughter disappears in Greece, rumor spreads that she was a Christian girl ritually killed by Jews
1891-04-23 - Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia
1891-09-11 - The Jewish Colonization Association is established by Baron Maurice de Hirsch.
1896-04-19 - Herzl's "The Jewish State" is published
1897-03-20 - 1st US orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in NY
1897-04-22 - NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)
1897-12-12 - Anti-Jewish violence breaks out in Bucharest, Romania
1898-10-01 - Jews are expelled from Kiev Russia
1898-10-01 - Tsar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities.
1901-06-24 - Jewish National Fund starts
1902-07-30 - Anti-Jewish rioters attack funeral procession of Rabbi Joseph (NYC)
1903-04-06 - The Kishinev pogrom in Bessarabia begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Israel and the Western world.
1903-08-23 - 6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state
1903-10-16 - Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia
1905-05-26 - A pogrom against Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
1905-05-29 - Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania
1906-06-14 - Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia
1906-07-23 - Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906-12-12 - Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish US government member, appointed Secretary of Commerce
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy BurnsBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns 1908-04-18 - Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1909-11-26 - Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.
1913-07-23 - Arabs attack Jewish community of Rechovot Palestine
1914-08-11 - Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland
1914-08-11 - Mitchenick Poland, expels Jews
1914-12-17 - Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities
1915-01-01 - Jews of Laibach Austria expelled
1915-01-04 - 1st elected Jewish governor, Moses Alexander, takes office in Idaho
1915-03-02 - Vladmir Jabotinsky forms a Jewish military force to fight in Palestine
1915-08-17 - Mob lynches Jewish businessman Leo Frank in Cobb County, Georgia, after death sentence for murder of 13-year-old girl commuted to life
1916-01-28 - 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson
1917-03-28 - Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities
1917-05-20 - Turkish government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa
1917-11-02 - Balfour Declaration proclaims support for a Jewish state in Palestine
1917-11-18 - Sigma Alpha Rho, a Jewish high school fraternity, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1918-01-12 - Finland's "Mosaic Confessors" law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens.
1918-03-09 - Ukrainian mobs massacre Jews of Seredino Buda
1918-03-13 - American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms
1918-11-21 - Polish soldiers organize a pogrom against Jews of Galicia Poland
1918-11-22 - Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)
1918-12-15 - American Jewish Congress holds its 1st meeting
1919-04-05 - Polish Army executes 35 young Jews
1919-08-10 - Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
1919-08-31 - Petlyura's Ukrainian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group
1920-04-04 - Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem
1921-05-11 - Tel Aviv is 1st all Jewish municipality
1921-06-19 - Turks & Christians of Palestine sign a friendship treaty against Jews
29th US President Warren G. Harding29th US President Warren G. Harding 1922-09-21 - US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine
1924-01-26 - Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal
1926-06-18 - Theodor Lessing laid-off "because he is a Jew" in Hanover
1926-12-27 - Latkin Square in Bronx named for 1st US Jewish soldier to die in WW I
1929-08-14 - Jewish Agency for Palestine forms
1929-08-23 - Arabs attack Jews in Israel
1929-08-24 - Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem
1930-10-20 - British White Paper restricts Jews from buying Arab land
1933-04-01 - Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses
1933-04-07 - 1st 2 NAZI anti-Jewish laws, bars Jews from legal & public service
1933-04-26 - Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
1933-07-20 - Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.
1934-02-10 - 1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine
1934-05-07 - Part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autnomous Region
1935-08-11 - Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews
1935-09-15 - Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany
1935-11-14 - Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
1936-04-19 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Palestine
1936-04-20 - Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine
1937-11-08 - The Nazi exhibition Der ewige Jude ("The Eternal Jew") opens in Munich.
1937-12-28 - Fascist Octavian Goga becomes PM of Romania/begins spread of Judaism
1938-04-05 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa Poland
1938-04-26 - Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks
1938-06-13 - Jews injured & property destroyed in Przemyal, Poland
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini 1938-07-14 - Benito Mussolini publishes anti-Jewish/African manifesto

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