A failed coup attempt by Hitler and other Nazis in an effort to seize power in Munich, Bavaria
Hitler's trial concerning the Beer Hall Putsch begins, he is accused of treason.
Hitler is released from the Landsberg Prison after having served only one of the five years sentenced.
Hitler gives a speech, the first since his release form prison.
Germany enters the League of Nations
24 October Black Thursday stock market crash, the beginning of world economic collapse
Reichstag dissolved, therefore Reichspresident ruled by first emergency decree.
Nazi Party becomes the second-largest party, behind the SPD
At this point, four million Germans are unemployed.
Paul von Hindenburg is reelected as President of Germany
Franz Von Papen (Chancellor of Germany at the time) dissolves Prussian government.
The Nazi party becomes the largest party in the Reichtag.
Hitler was appointed as the chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg.
An act which would grant Hitler temporary plenary powers and give him the freedom to make decisions without the consent of the parliament.
A purge of Nazi leaders by Hitler. He claimed in a speech that 61 jews had been executed while 13 had been shot and three had committed suicide. Others have argued that as many as 400 people were killed during the purge.
Germany's President Paul Von Hindenburg dies
The laws deprived German Jews of their rights of citizenship.
England were worried about their colonies in Japan is expanding greatly in Manchuria and China
Meeting between Hitler and his military and foreign policy leadership where Hitler's future expansionist policies were discussed and outlined.
Policy of appeasement - March 1939 Germany annexes the rest of chechoslovakia
France and England guarantees Poland's safety, will intervene if necessary.
Ribbentrop - division of Poland between Germany and Soviet. Germany and Soviet signed a ten-year nonaggression pact in which both parties promised not to attack the other. The German-Soviet Pact enabled Germany to attack Poland without fear of Soviet intervention.
Hitler invades Poland
France and England declares war on Germany.
Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Hitler issues the Night and Fog decree.
SS Leader Heydrich holds the Wannsee Conference to outline the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question."
Mass murder of Jews by gassing begins at Auschwitz.
First deportations from the Warsaw Ghetto to concentration camps, Treblinka extermination camp opened.
Germans surrender at Stalingrad, the first big defeat of Hitler's armies
D-Day landings on the northern coast of France.
Assassination attempt by German Army officers against Hitler fails.
Last German offensive of the war begins in an effort to defend oil fields in Hungary.
Hermann Göring is captured U.S. Army members.
Allies divide up Germany and Berlin and take over the government.