The Holocaust, in which some 6 million Jews were massacred in the most bestial manner,
is perhaps the greatest tragedy to have struck humanity in modern times. The Holocaust will continue to influence people for generations to come.
Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany.
Dachau, the first concentration camp, is created 16 km northwest of Munich. Jewish doctors, lawyers and tradesmen are boycotted. Jews are excluded from government service. The Nazis burn books by Jewish and anti-Nazi authors. The only political party permitted in Germany is the NSDAP. Jews are excluded from the cultural sphere.
Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of the Third Reich.