Holocaust Events

1933-1934

January 30, 1933

Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000.

February 27, 1933.

Nazis burn Reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere

March 24, 1933.

German Parliament passes Enabling Act giving Hitler dictatorial powers.

July 14, 1933.

Nazi Party is declared the only legal party in Germany; Also, Nazis pass Law to strip Jewish immigrants from Poland of their German citizenship.

July 22, 1934.

Jews are prohibited from getting legal qualifications.

August 2, 1934.

German President Von Hindenburg dies. Hitler becomes Führer.

August 19, 1934.

Hitler receives a 90 percent 'Yes' vote from German voters approving his new powers.