The Holocaust




Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany

Approx. January 30, 1933

Nazis burn Reichstag

Approx. February 27, 1933

Nazis boycott Jewish shops and businesses

Approx. April 1, 1933

Nuremberg Race Law against Jews decreed

Approx. September 15, 1935

Jews are banned from many professional occupations

Approx. January 1937

Nazis order Jews over age 15 to apply for identity cards from the police

Approx. July 23, 1938

Nazis destroy the synagogue in Nuremberg.

Approx. August 11, 1938

Kristallnacht - The Night of Broken Glass.

Approx. November 9 1938

Jews in Germany are forbidden to be outdoors after 8 p.m.

Approx. September 1, 1939

Mass killing of Jews from Mizocz Ghetto in the Ukraine.

Approx. October 14, 1942

Nazis order all Gypsies arrested and sent to extermination camps.

Approx. January 29, 1943

Jews in Rome rounded up, with over 1,000 sent to Auschwitz.

Approx. October 16, 1943

Last use of the gas chambers at Auschwitz.

Approx. October 30, 1944

In 1945 -the Nazis conduct death marches of camps

Approx. January 1945

Hitler commits suicide in his Berlin bunker.

Approx. April 30, 1945