In 1920, 16th of January the first League of Nations was held in Paris. This was just six days after the League officially came into force.
Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany
30th January 1933
Hilter was appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933. The Nazi party won 37% of votes in the 1932 election. Hitler didn't actually win his spot by the votes though, it was Franz von Papen and other conservatives that helped persuade the German government to appoint Hitler as Chancellor.
The Invasion of Abyssinia
18th January 1935
In January 1955 Abyssinia was invaded by Italy. This came about when Mussolini signed a treaty with France where they are allowed to conquer Abyssinia if Italy would then back France up against Germany.
Gremany Re-militarized the Rhineland
7th march 1936
On the 7th March 1936, German troops marched into Rhineland which completley contredicts the Treaty of Versailles which Germany signed.
Spanish Civil war
17th July 1936 - 1st April 1939
Generals Emilio Mola and Francisco Franco launched the uprise against the republic that was elected democratically. It was also the first armed conflict to ever happen between fascism and liberal democracy.
Start of Sino-Japanese war
7th July 1937 - 9th September 1945
The Sino-Japanese War was a major war between China and Japan. It is a part of world war II.
The Munich Pact is signed
29th September 1938
Great Britain, Italy, France and Germany all signed the Munich pact in Munich, Germany on the 29th of September, 1938. This secured Great Britain's and France's agreement to Adolf Hitlers demands.
The Pact of Steel
22nd May 1939
The Pact of steel was an alliance between Italy and Germany. It was signed by Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, which also formalized the agreement that was signed in 1936 (Rome-Berlin Axis) which then linked both countries politically and militarily.
The Nazi-Soviet Pact
23rd August 1939
Officially known as 'The Treaty of Non- aggression' was a neutrality pact between Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Germany. It was signed on the 23rd of August 1939 by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov in Moscow.
Invasion of Poland by Germany
1st September 1939
Adolf Hitler said the invasion of Poland was a defense action for Germany. France and Britain were not convinced and declared war on Germany just two days after (3rd September 1939).