Hitler becomes Chancellor even though over 70 percent of Germany did not vote for him.
The first concentration camp, Dachau, was established. Political prisoners were incarcerated here at first.
Hitler announces a state boycott of all Jewish businesses on a Saturday. It was a failure.
All over Germany, books by Jewish, handicapped, and undesirable authors are burned.
The Night of the Long Knifes. Over 300 people on Hitler's hit list were murdered, many of them Hitler's own military.
Nuremburg Laws are released. These laws deprive the Jews of basic rights, such as citizenship and the right to marry whomever they would like.
The Olympics in Berlin. Hitler establishes the torch run from Greece. Jesse Owens from the U.S. sets major world records.
World leaders met in Evian, France to discuss what to do about Hitler. They decided to do nothing. Myron Taylor represented the U.S.
Deportations of Jews to other countries begin. Hitler's first idea was to just get them out of Germany.
In response to a letter from his parents, who were deported from Germany, Herschel Grynzpan killed Ernst Vom Rath in the German embassy in Paris. He was arrested and killed.
In a nationwide pogrom called Kristallnacht, the Nazis and their collaborators burn synagogues and loot Jewish homes and businesses. Approximately 30,000 Jewish men imprisoned in concentration camps.