Jewish History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 620

  • 1941-08-07 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania
  • 1941-08-15 Kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto
  • 1941-08-20 Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males
  • 1941-08-29 German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
  • 1941-09-01 Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David
  • 1941-09-06 All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
  • 1941-09-06 Jews of Vilna Poland confined to their ghetto
  • 1941-09-08 Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania, is exterminated

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1941-09-11 Charles Lindbergh, claims the "British, Jewish and Roosevelt administration" are trying to get the US into World War II

  • 1941-09-15 Nazis kill 800 Jewish women at Shkudvil, Lithuania
  • 1941-09-16 Jews of Vilna Poland confined to Ghetto
  • 1941-09-19 Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars
  • 1941-09-29 Nazi massacre at Babi Yar ravine (near Kiev) Ukraine begins, 33,771 mostly Jews murdered
  • 1941-09-30 Approximately 33,771 Jews are shot to death or buried alive at Babi Yar ravine (near Kiev) Ukraine by Nazi troops over two days
  • 1941-10-03 All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS
  • 1941-10-13 Nazis kill 11,000 Jewish children and old people

  • 1941-10-15 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe
  • 1941-10-15 Jews caught outside Nazi Ghetto walls in occupied Poland could be put to death
  • 1941-10-25 16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine
  • 1941-11-06 Einsatz Gruppe kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
  • 1941-11-14 Governr-General Wouters of Dutch Antilles refuses Jews refuge
  • 1941-11-24 "Life Certificates" issued to some Jews of Vilna, the rest are exterminated
  • 1941-11-25 German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality)
  • 1941-12-04 Nazi ordinance places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts
  • 1941-12-12 German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews

Conference of InterestWannsee Conference

1942-01-20 Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee Conference in Berlin to organize the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews

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Adolf Eichmann's infamous list with estimates of the number of Jews in European countries as presented at the Wannsee Conference
Adolf Eichmann's infamous list with estimates of the number of Jews in European countries as presented at the Wannsee Conference
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  • 1942-02-27 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-03-17 Bełżec Concentration Camp opens with the transport of 30,000 Lublin Polish Jews
  • 1942-03-23 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
  • 1942-03-25 1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov district reach the Bełżec Concentration camp
  • 1942-04-27 Belgian Jews are forced to wear stars
  • 1942-04-29 Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France
  • 1942-05-01 Radio Orange calls to defy order to wear "Jewish star"
  • 1942-05-03 Nazis require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star
  • 1942-05-07 Nazi decree orders all Jewish pregnant women of Kovno Ghetto executed
  • 1942-05-12 1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz

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1942-05-12 David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine

1st Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion
1st Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion
  • 1942-05-26 Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star

Execution'The Banality of Evil'

1942-06-20 Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews

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Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann sits in the dock at his 1961 trial in Jerusalem
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  • 1942-06-22 Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms

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1942-07-10 Himmler orders sterilization of all Jewish woman in Ravensbruck Camp

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • 1942-07-13 5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by Nazis
  • 1942-07-13 SS shoots 1,500 Jews in Josefov Poland
  • 1942-07-14 1st transport of Amsterdam Jews to Westerbork
  • 1942-07-14 Riots against Jews in Amsterdam
  • 1942-07-15 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz
  • 1942-07-15 Dutch Jews invoked for "Labor camps"
  • 1942-07-16 French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris
  • 1942-07-16 Jews transported from Holland to extermination camp
  • 1942-07-17 Transport #6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

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1942-07-22 Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka Extermination Camp

Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mordecai Anielewicz
Leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Mordecai Anielewicz
  • 1942-07-26 RC churches protest, Dutch bishops stand against spread of Judaism
  • 1942-07-28 Nazis liquidate 10,000 Jews in Minsk Belorussia Ghetto
  • 1942-07-30 German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-07-30 German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
  • 1942-07-31 German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-08-02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
  • 1942-08-04 1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz
  • 1942-08-06 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews
  • 1942-08-07 Transport 16 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-10 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland
  • 1942-08-11 - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland
  • 1942-08-11 999 Jews are taken from Mechelen transit camp in Belgium
  • 1942-08-17 Transport #20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-21 Transport #22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-24 Transport #23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-25 SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht
  • 1942-08-26 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France
  • 1942-08-26 Transport #24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-28 Transport #25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-04 Transport #28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-07 Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-11 Transport #31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-21 Transport #35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-23 Transport #36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-30 SS exterminates 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland in 6 week period
  • 1942-10-05 5,000 Jews of Dubno, Russia massacred
  • 1942-10-05 Budy Massacre at Auschwitz sub-camp, 90 French-Jewish women beaten to death by prison guards
  • 1942-10-10 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp
  • 1942-10-29 Nazis murder 16,000 Jews in Pinsk, Soviet Union
  • 1942-11-05 Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris
  • 1942-11-06 Nazis kill 12,000 Jews in the Minsk ghetto
  • 1942-11-09 Transport number 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-11-11 745 French Jews deported to Auschwitz
  • 1942-11-11 Jews in the Free Zone of France ordered to wear a yellow star of David
  • 1942-11-11 Transport #45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
  • 1943-01-15 1st transport of Jews from Amsterdam to concentration camp Vught
  • 1943-01-24 Jewish patients, nurses and doctors incinerated at Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • 1943-02-11 Transport #47 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1943-02-17 Dutch churches protest at Seyss-Inquart against persecution of Jews
  • 1943-02-21 Dutch RC bishops protest against persecution of Jews
  • 1943-03-01 Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided
  • 1943-03-04 Transport #50 departs with French Jews to Maidanek/Sobibor
  • 1943-03-09 Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps

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1943-03-13 Nazis liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków; Oskar Schindler with advance information, saves his workers by keeping them in his factory overnight

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 1943-03-22 Dutch SS police chief Hans Albin Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children
  • 1943-04-10 12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape Nazis
  • 1943-04-19 Jews refuse to surrender the Warsaw Ghetto to SS officer Jürgen Stroop, who then orders its destruction, beginning the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
  • 1943-04-30 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
  • 1943-05-01 German plane sinks the British ship SS Erinpura in the Mediterranean with the loss of 799 lives

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