Jewish History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 621

  • 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 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

Historic Publication

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

  • 1939-03-20 7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania
  • 1939-04-10 Prime Minister Hendrikus 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

Historic Event

1939-08-29 Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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

Appointment of Interest

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

  • 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

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