4 Apr 1933
  • Germany began to exclude Jewish lawyers. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • In Germany, Works' Councils (Betriebstr√§te) were outlawed. They were replaced by "Trust Councils" (Vertrauenstr√§te) elected by politically reliable (e.g. Nazi) candidates drawn up by works managers. ww2dbase [AC]
Atlantic Ocean
  • Portland was first Navy ship to arrive at the crash site of the Navy airship USS Akron ww2dbase [Portland | DS]
  • Konrad Adenauer, the future post war Chancellor of West Germany, was removed by the Nazi Party from his post as Mayor of K√∂ln (Cologne), Germany. Penniless, he sought sanctuary in the Benedictine monastery at the Maria Laach Abbey near Andernach, Germany. ww2dbase [K√∂ln, K√∂ln-Aachen | AC]

4 Apr 1933 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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