On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

22 Nazi leaders, including Joachim von Ribbentrop and Hermann Goering, are found guilty of war crimes, sentenced to death or prison at the Nuremberg war trials

Nazi Minister of Armaments and War Production Albert Speer
Nazi Minister of Armaments and War Production
Albert Speer

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