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  • alcoholics anonomous founded

    alcoholics anonomous founded
    alcoholics anonomous is a program that alcoholics go to to meetings to help stop drinking.
  • Germany Issues the Anti-Jewish Nuremberg Laws

    After the takeover of power in 1933 by Hitler, Nazism became an official ideology incorporating antisemitism as a form of scientific racism. There was a rapid growth in German legislation directed at Jews and other groups, such as the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service which banned "non-Aryans" and political opponents of the Nazis, from the civil-service.
  • Hoover Dam Completed

    Hoover Dam Completed
    once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Nazi Olympics in Berlin

    Nazi Olympics in Berlin
    In August 1936, Adolf Hitler’s Nazi dictatorship scored a huge propaganda success as host of the Summer Olympics in Berlin. The Games were a brief, two-week interlude in Germany’s escalating campaign against its Jewish population and the country’s march toward war.
  • Amelia Earhart Vanishes

    disappeared July 2, 1937, was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. Fascination with her life, career and disappearance continues to this day.
  • Hindenburg disaster

    Hindenburg disaster
    After a three-day trip across the Atlantic from Frankfurt, Germany to New Jersey, the Hindenburg (a large, rigid airship) was in the process of landing when it broke into flames at 7:25 p.m. on May 6, 1937. Within 34 seconds, the entire airship was consumed by fire.
  • Extinct Fish Found (Coelacanth)

    They follow the oldest known living lineage of Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish and tetrapods), which means they are more closely related to lungfish, reptiles and mammals than to the common ray-finned fishes. They are found along the coastlines of the Indian Ocean and Indonesia. Since there are only two species of coelacanth and both are threatened, it is the most endangered order of animals in the world.
  • Hitler Annexes Austria

    Austria was annexed into the German Third Reich on 12 March 1938. There had been several years of pressure by supporters in both Austria and Germany (by both Nazis and non-Nazis) for the "Heim ins Reich" movement. Earlier, Nazi Germany had provided support for the Austrian National Socialist Party (Austrian Nazi Party) in its bid to seize power from Austria's Austrofascist leadership.
  • Helicopter Invented

    Helicopter Invented
    Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky invented the first helicoter
  • German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Signed

    The economic agreement committed the Soviet Union to provide food products as well as raw materials to Germany in exchange for furnished products such as machinery from Germany.
  • Poland sealed off

    The Lodz Ghetto in occupied Poland is sealed off from the outside world with 230,000 Jews locked inside.
  • Pogrom in Romania

    A porgrom is an organized massacre of a particular ethnic. This certain one resulted in the death of over 2,000 jews.
  • German Jews banned

    German Jews are banned from using public transportation.
  • Forced to wear stars

    Forced to wear stars
    Jews in France, Holland, Belgium, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania were ordered to wear yellow stars.
  • Sterilization in Aushwitz

    Himmler grants permission for sterilization experiments at Auschwitz.
  • Proposes to the Allies

    The Romanian government proposes to the Allies the transfer of 70,000 Jews to Palestine, but receives no response from Britain or the U.S.
  • Ghetto revolts

    Ghetto revolts
    Warsaw Ghetto revolt begins as Germans attempt to liquidate 70,000 inhabitants; Jewish underground fights Nazis until early June
  • Frank's family arrested

    Frank's family arrested
    Anne Frank and family are arrested by the Gestapo in Amsterdam, then sent to Auschwitz. Anne and her sister Margot are later sent to Bergen-Belsen where Anne dies of typhus on March 15, 1945.
  • Hitler dead

    Hitler dead
    Hitler commits suicide, liberation of Ravensbruck.
  • Bombing

    Bombing of Nagasaki