Other Events

NameDateStart Date
The Reichstag Fire27 Feb 193319330227
Invasion of Abyssinia3 Oct 1935 - 5 May 193619351003
The Spanish Civil War17 Jul 1936 - 4 Apr 193919360717
Kristallnacht9 Nov 1938 - 11 Nov 193819381109
The Slovak-Hungarian War23 Mar 1939 - 31 Mar 193919390323
Deportation of Caucasian, Altaic, and Turkish Peoples1 Jan 1940 - 29 Dec 194419400101
Enigma Code Broken14 Jan 194019400114
Katyn Massacre and Related Atrocities3 Apr 1940 - 19 May 194019400403
Anti-Italian Riots10 Jun 194019400610
The French Resistance22 Jun 1940 - 28 Aug 194419400622
Battle of Huangqiao4 Oct 1940 - 10 Oct 194019401004
New Fourth Army incident5 Jan 1941 - 13 Jan 194119410105
Campaigns in the Middle East2 Apr 1941 - 30 Aug 194119410402
Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians1 Jan 1942 - 1 Apr 194919420101
Madagascar Campaign5 May 1942 - 5 Nov 194219420505
Lidice Massacre9 Jun 1942 - 10 Jun 194219420609
Battle of Brisbane26 Nov 1942 - 27 Nov 194219421126
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising19 Apr 1943 - 16 May 194319430419
Operation Mincemeat30 Apr 194319430430
Naples Uprising27 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 194319430927
Erntefest Massacre3 Nov 1943 - 4 Nov 194319431103
Operation Kutschera1 Feb 194419440201
Deportation of Crimean Tatars18 May 1944 - 1 Jun 194419440518
July Plot20 Jul 1944 - 21 Jul 194419440720
Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust24 Jul 1944 - 29 Apr 194519440724
Warsaw Uprising1 Aug 1944 - 2 Oct 194419440801
The Cowra Breakout5 Aug 194419440805
Slovak National Uprising29 Aug 1944 - 28 Oct 194419440829
Nemmersdorf Massacre22 Oct 194419441022
Typhoon Cobra18 Dec 194419441218
Georgian Texel Uprising6 Apr 1945 - 20 May 194519450405
Operation Manna and Operation Chowhound29 Apr 1945 - 8 May 194519450429
Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project16 Jul 194519450716
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