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Anne FrankSep 3, 1944

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Jews - Historical Events
Date Event
539

King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost 70 years of exile and making the first Human Rights Declaration.

BC
AD
65-06-08

Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem

70-08-10

"2nd Temple" of Jews is set on fire (approx)

335-10-21

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great rules laws against Jews

418-03-10

Jews are excluded from public office in the Roman Empire

694-11-09

Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Moslems/sentenced to slavery

1096-05-18

Crusaders massacre Jews of Worms

1096-06-25

1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany

1099-07-16

Crusaders herd Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue & set it afire

1189-09-03

Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.

1190-03-16

York Progrom: Jews living in York, England, besieged in Clifford's Tower and massacred or commit sucide rather than submit to baptism

1190-03-17

Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England

1190-03-18

Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmonds, England

1205-07-15

Pope Innocent III states Jews are doomed to perpetual servitudea and subjugation due to crucifixion of Jesus

1210-11-01

King John of England begins imprisoning Jews

1235-01-02

Emperor Joseph II orders Jews of Galicia Austria to adopt family names

1250-04-15

Pope Innoncent III refuses Jews of Cordova Spain to build a synagogue

1253-07-23

Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent IV

1264-09-08

The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.

1267-02-09

Synod of Breslau orders Jews of Silesia to wear special caps

1267-05-10

Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb

1269-06-19

King Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame

1275-05-23

King Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews

1278-05-10

Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining

1278-11-17

680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins

1285-10-12

180 Jews refuse baptism in Munich Germany, they are set on fire

1288-04-24

Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder

1290-07-12

Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I

1290-07-18

King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews

1290-10-09

Last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves

1294-06-30

Jews are expelled from Berne, Switzerland

1298-06-24

Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jews of Ifhauben, Austria massacred

1298-06-25

Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany

1298-10-19

Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered

1306-07-22

King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France

1321-08-21

160 Jews of Chincon France, burned at stake

1322-06-24

Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time

1348-07-06

Papal bull of Pope Clement VI issued during the Black Death stating Jews not to blame and urging their protection

1348-09-21

Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells

1348-11-15

Rudolph of Oron claims Jews have confessed to poisoning wells

1349-01-09

700 Jews of Basel Switzerland, burned alive in their houses

1349-01-30

Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred

1349-02-13

Jews are expelled from Burgsordf, Switzerland

1349-02-22

Jews are expelled from Zurich Switzerland

1349-03-21

3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany

1349-03-22

Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)

1349-05-28

60 Jews murdered in Breslau Silesia

1349-08-24

6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz

1349-08-24

Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism

1349-09-10

Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death

1349-09-29

People of Krems Austria accuse Jews of poisoning wells

1349-11-01

Duke of Brabant orders execution of all Jews in Brussels, accusing them of poisoning the wells

1349-11-29

Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred

1349-12-05

500 Jews of Nuremberg massacre during Black Death riots

1355-05-07

1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara

1357-11-25

Charles IV issues letter of protection of Jews of Strasbourg Alsace

1360-07-25

Jews are expelled from Breslau, Silesia

1370-05-22

Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels, Belgium

1391-03-15

Jew-hating Monk in Seville Spain stirs up people to attack Jews

1391-06-04

Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surounds & sets fire to Jewish quarter of Seville Spain, surviving Jews sold into slavery

1391-06-06

Inhabitants of Seville, Spain, massacres 5,000 Jews

1391-08-24

Jews of Palma Majorca massacred

1394-09-17

Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI

1394-11-03

Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI

1420-05-23

Jews of Syria & Austria expelled

1421-05-11

Jews are expelled from Styria Austria

1421-05-23

Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled

1424-12-06

Don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews

1427-05-10

Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland

1428-02-05

King Alfonso V, orders Sicily's Jews to attend conversion sermons

1430-01-01

Jews of Sicily are no longer required to attend conversionist services

1430-05-05

Jews are expelled from Speyer Germany

1430-10-03

Jews are expelled from Eger Bohemia

1450-10-05

Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX

1451-09-21

Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge

1454-08-22

Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus

1455-05-03

Jews flee Spain

1479-12-12

Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III

1492-03-31

Queen Isabella & King Ferdinand of Aragon issue Alhambra Decree expelling Jews from Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon

1492-04-30

Spain announces it will expels all Jews

1492-10-24

24 Jews are burned at the stake in Mecklenburg, Germany

1492-11-15

In La Guardia, Spain, 6 Jews & 5 Conversos are accused of ritual murder

1492-12-31

100,000 Jews expelled from Sicily

1493-01-12

Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily

1496-03-09

Jews are expelled from Carintha Austria

1496-03-12

Jews are expelled from Syria

1496-12-05

Jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I

1497-01-06

Jews are expelled from Graz in Styria, Austria

1498-06-21

Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian

1505-04-20

Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg

1510-01-22

Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany

1510-07-19

38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin, Prussia

1515-01-01

Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria

1516-04-10

1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice

1521-11-20

Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine

1526-11-09

Jews are expelled from Pressburg (Bratislava), Hungary, by Maria of Hapsburg

1529-05-27

30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake

1539-02-19

Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled

1549-07-17

Jews are expelled from Ghent Belgium

1550-04-02

Jews are expelled from Genoa Italy

1559-04-02

Genoa, Italy, expels Jews

1563-04-30

Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI

1567-06-15

Genoa, Italy, expels Jews

1567-06-20

Jews are expelled from Brazil by order of regent Don Henrique

1598-01-08

Jews are expelled from Genoa, Italy

1614-08-22

Trades people under Vincent Fettmilch chase & plunder Jews out of ghetto in Frankfurt

1614-09-01

Vincent Fettmich expels Jews from Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany

1648-06-24

Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews & 600 Polish Catholics in Ukraine

1648-07-22

10,000 Jews of Polannoe murdered in Chmielnick massacre during Khmelnytsky Uprising

1648-11-02

12,000 Jews massacred by Chmielnicki hordes in Narol Podlia

1654-04-26

Jews are expelled from Brazil

1655-04-26

Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam

1655-07-27

Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery

1655-08-28

New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service

1655-10-15

Jews of Lublin are massacred

1656-03-13

Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam

1668-10-23

Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade

1670-02-14

Roman Catholic emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna

1670-02-27

Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I

1670-07-25

Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna

1683-09-24

King Louis XIV expels all Jews from French possessions in America

1685-12-03

Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden

1695-09-12

NY Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties

1699-03-04

Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany

1712-10-04

Utrecht banishes poor Jews

1716-07-18

Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels

1727-05-07

Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia

1727-11-15

NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

1738-12-09

Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia

1739-09-01

35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal

1740-02-03

Charles de Bourbon, King of Naples, invites Jews to return to Sicily

1740-07-11

Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Tsarina Anne

1742-12-01

Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia

1744-11-25

Austrian forces pillage & kill Jews of Prague

1745-03-31

Jews are expelled from Prague

1748-03-19

Naturalization Act passes granting Jews right to colonize north American colonies

1753-07-07

British parliament grants Jews citizenship

1774-06-11

Jews of Algiers escape attacking Spanish Army

1774-12-18

Empress Maria Theresa expels Jews from Prague, Bohemia & Moravia

1775-01-22

Marshal Oscar von Lubomirski expels Jews from Warsaw Poland

1775-02-22

Jews expelled from outskirts of Warsaw Poland

1783-03-05

King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski grants rights to Jews of Kovno

1784-05-25

Jews are expelled from Warsaw by Marshall Mniszek

1787-08-17

Jews are granted permission in Budapest Hungary to pray in groups

1794-06-23

Russian Empress Catherine II (Catherine the Great) grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev

1796-09-02

Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated

1796-09-05

General Salicetti orders equal rights for Jews of Bologna, Italy

1797-08-03

Emperor Francis I permits Jews who served in military in "Countries of Bohemian Crown" to marry non Jews

1798-03-04

Catholic women force to do penance for kindling sabbath fire for Jews

1798-06-07

Jews of Pesaro Italy fast commemorating murder of Jews

1799-05-22

Napoleon makes statement in support of re-establishing Jerusalem for Jews

1801-04-08

Soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews

1808-03-31

French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names

1808-07-20

Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names

1808-10-17

Political rights of Jews suspended in Duchy of Warsaw

1809-05-05

Citizenship is denied to Jews of Canton of Aargau Switzerland

1812-03-11

Citizenship granted to Prussian Jews

1816-03-06

Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany

1820-03-05

Dutch city of Leeuwarden forbids Jews to go to synagogues on Sundays

1826-07-26

Vilnus Lithuanian riots cause death of many Jews

1829-11-20

Jews expelled from Nikolayev & Sevastopol Russia

1834-06-15

Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews

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

1853-10-02

Austrian law forbids Jews from owning land

1862-07-01

Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books

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

1881-04-25

250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany

1881-04-27

Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad

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

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

1898-10-01

Jews are expelled from Kiev Russia

1898-10-01

Tsar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities.

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.

1905-03-03

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to summon a 'consultative assembly' and concedes other points including an edict of religious toleration, relief for Jews, and the cancellation of certain debts

1905-05-26

A pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia

1906-06-14

Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia

1906-07-23

Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa

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

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

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

1918-11-21

Polish soldiers organize a pogrom against Jews of Galicia Poland

1919-04-05

Polish Army executes 35 young Jews

1919-08-10

Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine

1920-04-04

Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem

1921-06-19

Turks & Christians of Palestine sign a friendship treaty against Jews

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

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

1936-04-20

Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine

1938-04-26

Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks

1938-06-13

Jews injured & property destroyed in Przemyal, Poland

1938-09-01

Benito Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews

1938-11-08

A pogrom against the Jews of Germany and Austria takes place in response to the assassination of a German diplomat in Paris.

1938-11-11

Kristallnacht; Jews forced to wear Star of David

1938-11-30

Germany bans Jews being lawyers

1939-01-30

Hitler threatens the Jews during his speech to the German Reichstag (parliament)

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 Jews fugitives

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

1939-10-24

Nazi require wearing of Star of David by Jews

1939-10-26

Polish Jews forced into obligatory work service

1939-10-30

USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews

1939-11-12

Jews in Lodz Poland ordered to wear yellow star of David

1939-11-15

Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews

1939-11-23

Nazi Gov of Poland Hans Frank requires Jews to wear a blue star

1939-12-01

SS-Fuhrer Himmler begins deportation of Polish Jews

1940-01-26

Nazis forbid Polish Jews to travel on trains

1940-05-01

140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship

1940-06-01

Nazi occupiers kick Jews out of Dutch air guard

1940-06-22

SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond, Netherlands

1940-09-17

Nazis deprive Jews of possessions

1940-10-31

Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into Warsaw Ghetto

1941-01-09

6,000 Jews exterminated in pogrom in Bucharest Romania

1941-01-10

Seyss-Inquart begins registration of Jews

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)

1941-02-19

Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)

1941-02-19

Nazi raid Amsterdam & round up 429 young Jews for deportation

1941-02-20

1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland

1941-02-20

Nazis order Polish Jews barred from using public transportation

1941-02-22

Nazi SS begin rounding up Jews of Amsterdam

1941-02-25

February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam

1941-02-26

Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews

1941-04-01

Nazis forbid Jews access to cafés

1941-04-14

1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up

1941-05-14

3,600 Parisian Jews arrested

1941-05-31

German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools

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 Jews to evacuate Darabani

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 & Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev

1941-07-04

Latvia partisans shoot 416 Jews dead

1941-07-07

Nazis executed 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

1941-07-14

6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp

1941-07-18

SS drowns 40 Jews in Dvina River, Belorussia

1941-08-02

Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia

1941-08-07

551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania

1941-08-15

Kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto

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

1941-09-16

Jews of Vilna Poland confined to Ghetto

1941-09-19

Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars

1941-09-26

Nazis slaughter about 34,000 Jews of Kiev

1941-09-30

3,721 Jews are buried alive at Babi Yarravine (near Kiev) Ukraine

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

Gov-Gen 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 ordinances places Jews of Poland outside protection of courts

1941-12-12

German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews

1942-01-20

Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin to organise the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews

1942-02-27

1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-03-01

Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews

1942-03-17

Belzec Concentration Camp opens-30,000 Lublin Polish Jews transported

1942-03-23

2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported

1942-03-25

700 Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration camp

1942-03-26

1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec

1942-04-27

Belgium Jews are forced to wear stars

1942-04-29

Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France

1942-05-03

Nazis require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star

1942-05-12

1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz

1942-05-26

Belgium Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star

1942-06-20

Adolf Eichmann proclaims deportation of Dutch Jews

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 nr 6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-07-22

Warsaw Ghetto Jews (300,000) are sent to Treblinka extermination Camp

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

1942-08-09

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 nr 20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-21

Transport nr 22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-24

Transport nr 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 nr 24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-28

Transport nr 25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-04

Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-07

Transport nr 29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-11

Transport nr 31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-21

Transport nr 35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-23

Transport nr 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

1942-10-10

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 execute 12,000 Minsk ghetto Jews

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 Free Zone of France ordered to wear yellow star of David

1942-11-11

Transport nr 45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany

1943-01-15

1st transport of Jews from Amsterdam to concentration camp Vught

1943-02-11

Transport nr 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

1943-03-04

Transport nr 50 departs with French Jews to Maidanek/Sobibor

1943-03-09

Greek Jews of Salonika are transported to Nazi extermination camps

1943-04-30

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms

1943-05-01

German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta

1943-05-19

Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)

1943-05-26

Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam

1943-06-20

German round up Jews in Amsterdam

1943-07-31

Transport nr 58 departs with French Jews to nazi Germany

1943-08-18

Final convoy of Jews from Salonika, Greece, arrives at Auschwitz

1943-09-18

Hitler orders deportation of Danish Jews (unsuccessful)

1943-09-29

German riots at Amsterdam Jews

1943-10-01

Germans attack Jews in Denmark

1943-10-14

400 Jews escape in uprising at Sobibor extermination Camp in Poland

1943-12-17

Transport 63 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-03-27

1,000 Jews leave Drancy, France, for Auschwitz concentration camp

1944-03-27

2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania

1944-03-31

Hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars

1944-04-13

Transport nr 71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-04-14

1st Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz

1944-05-15

14,000 Jews of Munkacs, Hungary, deported to Auschwitz

1944-05-16

1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz

1944-05-30

Transport number 75 departs with French Jews to Nazi Germany

1944-06-20

Nazis begin mass extermination of Jews at Auschwitz

1944-06-29

Nazi Paul Touvier shoots 7 Jews dead

1944-07-20

Death March of 1,200 Jews from Lipcani Moldavia begins

1944-07-31

Transport nr 77 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-08-06

Deportation of 70,000 Jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins

1944-08-22

Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-09-03

68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

1944-09-04

2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt

1944-10-07

Uprising at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, Jews burn down crematoriums

1944-11-08

25,000 Hungarian Jews are loaned to Nazis for forced labor

1944-12-03

Hungarian death march of Jews ends

1945-01-17

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary

1946-06-29

Black Sabbath-Brits arrest 2,700 Jews in Palestine as alleged terrorist

1946-07-14

Mass murder of Jews in Kielce, Poland

1946-10-06

US Pres Harry Truman questions Great Britain Jews about Palestine

1947-02-07

Arabs & Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine

1947-02-23

Gen Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170M in aid for European Jews

1947-11-29

UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews

1948-06-20

20 Jews killed when a bomb is thrown into Jewish quarter of Cairo

1948-10-16

Demonstration by Moscow Jews honoring Israeli ambassador Golda Meir

1948-11-16

Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel

1950-07-05

Law of Return passes, guarantees all Jews right to live in Israel

1950-08-24

Operation Magic Carpet concludes transporting 45,000 Yemenite Jews

1950-09-24

"Operation Magic Carpet" - all Jews from Yemen move to Israel

1952-09-11

West German Chancellor Adenauer signs a reparation pact for Jews

1965-10-28

Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion

1969-01-27

9 Jews publically executed in Damascus Syria

1970-09-11

88 of the hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings are released. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.

1970-12-24

9 Jews are convicted in Leningrad of hijacking a plane

1985-01-03

Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews

1988-12-06

Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden

1991-05-25

Israel evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews

1992-01-17

Sarah Ferguson attends dinner of Everglades club (club excludes Jews)

1994-04-07

Vatican acknowledges Holocaust (Nazis killing Jews) for 1st time

1995-07-15

Jews take Jerusalem

1998-02-23

Osama bin Laden publishes a fatwa declaring jihad against all Jews and Crusaders.

2003-10-04

Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel: 21 Israelis, Jews and Arabs, are killed, and 51 others wounded.

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Jews - Birthdays
Date Event
1239-06-17

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307) subdued Wales, expelled Jews from England

1452-03-10

Ferdinand II, the Catholic, King of Aragon/Sicily (expelled Jews)

1886-01-26

Joannes A Veraart, Dutch economist/MP (Jews of the Netherlands)

1888-06-02

H.K. Breslauer, The City Without Jews

1893-09-17

Abel J Herzberg, Russ/Dutch writer (Persecution of Jews)

1899-01-22

Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)

1902-04-14

Menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)

1907-04-12

Hans Hofer, The Führer Gives the Jews a City

1912-08-04

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved 10,000s of Jews)

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)

1915-02-02

Abba Eban, Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

1922-03-27

Murray Olderman, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

1923-9-15

Karol Latowicz, Jews in Poland

1927-10-18

Marv Rotblatt, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

1927-10-31

Roger Kahn, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

1928-06-23

John Duffy, Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

1931-05-24

Gerhard Schoenberner, The Yellow Star: The Persecution of the Jews in Europe - 1933-1945

1931-07-27

Charles Bronfman, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story

1935-03-11

Andrzej Wygladala, Seven Jews from My Class

1938-11-12

Prvoslav Maric, The Jews Are Coming

1940-10-01

Phyllis Chesler, Beyond Paranoia: The War Against the Jews

1951-02-24

Patricia Snyder, Girona: The Mother of Israel, the Jews of Catalonia

1956-02-22

Josh Alan Friedman, Blacks and Jews: Josh Alan Friedman - A Life Obsessed with Negroes

1956-03-16

Dragan Zoric, The Jews Are Coming

1967-08-27

Bob Nastanovich, American musician (Pavement, Silver Jews)

1977-08-17

Hilan Warshaw, Wagner's Jews

1979-10-11

Amir Ramses, Jews of Egypt

1985-10-21

Gabriela Andermann, Jews in Space or Why Is this Night Different from All Other Nights?

Jews - Deaths
Date Event
1675-08-16

Bogdan Chmilnicki, cosack leader/murderer of 300,000 Jews, dies

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies

1947-02-05

Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed

1947-07-17

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved Jews), dies at 34

1955-01-17

Joannes A Veraart, Dut judge/MP, (Jews in Neth), dies at 68

1984-11-25

Karol Latowicz, Jews in Poland

1989-10-03

Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered

1992-07-19

Heinz Galinski, Pres (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79

1992-08-15

Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (saved 5,200 Jews), dies

1993-06-08

René Bousquet, French Vichy-police chief deports jews, dies at 84

2002-11-17

Abba Eban, Heritage: Civilization and the Jews

2012-12-10

Gerhard Schoenberner, The Yellow Star: The Persecution of the Jews in Europe - 1933-1945

2013-07-16

Marv Rotblatt, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story


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