Jewish History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 620

  • 1936-04-19 First day of the Great Uprising in Palestine, anti-Jewish riots break out
  • 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.
  • 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

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1938-07-14 Benito Mussolini publishes anti-Jewish/African manifesto

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1938-07-25 Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany
  • 1938-08-21 Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School
  • 1938-09-01 Benito Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews
  • 1938-09-27 Jewish lawyers forbidden to practise in Germany
  • 1938-10-07 Germany requires all Jewish passports be stamped with letter J
  • 1938-10-14 Nazis plan Jewish ghettos for all major cities
  • 1938-11-09 Kristallnacht begins: pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria - first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins
  • 1938-11-10 Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris
  • 1938-11-11 German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi

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1938-11-12 Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 1938-11-17 Italy passes its own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws
  • 1938-11-30 Germany bans Jews being lawyers
  • 1938-12-02 The first 'Kindertransport' carrying Jewish refugee children from Nazi Germany arrives in Britain

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1939-01-04 Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

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1939-01-30 Adolf Hitler threatens Jews during his speech to the German Reichstag (Parliament)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1939-03-20 7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania
  • 1939-04-10 Colijn's Dutch government opens camp Westerbork for German Jews
  • 1939-05-13 SS St Louis departs Hamburg with 937 Jewish fugitives
  • 1939-06-06 The ship MS St. Louis, carrying 907 Jewish refugees from Europe, begins sailing back to the continent after it was refused entry into America. Approximately a quarter of those on board would perish in the Holocaust.
  • 1939-07-06 German Nazis close last Jewish enterprises
  • 1939-08-29 Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II
  • 1939-09-19 Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland
  • 1939-09-21 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews
  • 1939-10-06 Adolf Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem
  • 1939-10-26 Polish Jews forced into obligatory work service
  • 1939-10-30 USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Adolf Hitler deports Jews
  • 1939-11-12 Jews in Lodz, Poland ordered to wear a yellow star of David
  • 1939-11-15 Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews

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1939-11-23 Nazi Governor of Poland Hans Frank requires Jewish Poles above the age of 11 years to wear a blue Star of David

Lawyer and Nazi War Criminal Hans Frank
Lawyer and Nazi War Criminal
Hans Frank

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1939-12-01 SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler

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1939-12-21 Adolf Hitler names Adolf Eichmann leader of "Referat IV B", responsible for evictions and Jewish immigration

Nazi SS Officer and War Criminal Adolf Eichmann
Nazi SS Officer and War Criminal
Adolf Eichmann
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1940-01-25 Nazi decrees establishment of Jewish ghetto in Lodz Poland
  • 1940-01-26 Nazis forbid Polish Jews to travel on trains
  • 1940-05-01 140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship
  • 1940-05-21 AVRO-chairman Willem Vogt fires all Jewish employees
  • 1940-06-01 Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard
  • 1940-06-05 Governor of Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees
  • 1940-06-22 SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond, Netherlands
  • 1940-07-01 Australia refuses entry to Dutch Jewish refugees
  • 1940-08-15 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazis)
  • 1940-09-17 Nazis deprive Jews of possessions
  • 1940-09-19 Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
  • 1940-10-03 France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status
  • 1940-10-04 French Vichy regime proclaims end of "Statute of the Jews"
  • 1940-10-24 Protestant churches protest against dismissal of Jew civil servants

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1940-10-31 Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto

Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mordecai Anielewicz
Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Mordecai Anielewicz
  • 1940-11-26 Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw
  • 1940-12-09 Illegal Jewish immigrants to Haifa are deported to Mauritius
  • 1941-01-09 6,000 Jews murdered in a pogrom in Bucharest, Romania

  • 1941-01-10 Seyss-Inquart begins registration of Jews
  • 1941-01-21 1st anti-Jewish measures in Bulgaria
  • 1941-01-22 1st mass killing of Jews in Romania
  • 1941-02-09 Nazi collaborators destroy pro-Jewish café Alcazar Amsterdam (Alcazar refused to hang "No Entry for Jews" signs in front of cafe)
  • 1941-02-12 Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms under Ascher and Cohen
  • 1941-02-12 Occupation Police arrest "Jewish Foursome"
  • 1941-02-13 Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council
  • 1941-02-19 Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)
  • 1941-02-20 1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland
  • 1941-02-20 Nazi Germany orders Polish Jews barred from using public transportation
  • 1941-02-22 Nazi police raid Amsterdam and round up 429 young Jews for deportation to be sent to Buchenwald and Mauthausen concentration camps
  • 1941-02-25 February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam
  • 1941-02-26 Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews
  • 1941-03-14 Nazi occupiers of Holland forbid Jewish owned companies
  • 1941-04-01 Nazis forbid Jews access to cafés
  • 1941-04-11 Jewish Weekly newspaper taken control by Nazis
  • 1941-04-11 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets
  • 1941-04-14 1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up
  • 1941-05-02 Nazi occupied Netherlands lays off Jewish journalists
  • 1941-05-14 3,600 Parisian Jews arrested

  • 1941-05-15 Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music
  • 1941-05-31 German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools
  • 1941-06-03 German occupiers stamp "J" on Jewish passports
  • 1941-06-04 Nazis forbid Jews access to beaches & swimming pools
  • 1941-06-04 Republic of Croatia orders all Jews to wear a star with the letter Z
  • 1941-06-11 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam
  • 1941-06-11 Vichy-French planes bomb Tel Aviv, killing 20 Jews
  • 1941-06-19 Romania orders Jewish evacuation of Darabani
  • 1941-06-24 Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy, Lithuania, exterminated
  • 1941-06-25 Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there
  • 1941-06-26 Lithuanian fascists massacre 2,300 Jews in Kovno
  • 1941-06-27 Nazi manifest against the Jews in Amsterdam
  • 1941-06-28 German and Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
  • 1941-07-04 Latvia partisans shoot 416 Jews dead
  • 1941-07-07 Nazis execute 5,000 Jews in Kovono, Lithuania
  • 1941-07-08 All Jews living in Baltic States are obligated to wear a Jewish Star
  • 1941-07-09 Dutch-American Physicist Abraham Pais is awarded his Ph.D. in Holland five days before a Nazi deadline banning Jews from receiving degrees
  • 1941-07-10 Jedwabne Pogrom: massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne, Poland
  • 1941-07-14 6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp
  • 1941-07-18 SS drowns 40 Jews in Dvina River, Belorussia
  • 1941-07-21 200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine
  • 1941-07-24 Nazis kill entire Jewish population of Grodz, Lithuania
  • 1941-08-02 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
  • 1941-08-07 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania

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