President Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reichs Chancellor (Prime Minister).
The weekly publication Der St�rmer, devoted primarily to anti-Semitic propaganda and promoting hatred against the Jews, published since 1923 as the organ of the Nazi party, becomes the official organ of the party in power. The motto of the paper is "The Jews are our misfortune."
Outbreak of rioting against German Jews by members of the SA and Stahlhelm (Nationalist ex-servicemen's organization).
During the last free election in Germany, ostensibly called to obtain a vote of confidence, the Nazi party wins nearly 44 percent of the popular vote, more than twice as many votes asthe next closest political party, the Social Democrats, with 18 percent. In coalition with another right-wing party Hitler takes full control of Germany.
First concentration camp, Dachau, established.
The Law for Removing the Distress of People and Reich (commonly known as the "Enabling Act") is passed, giving the chancellor (Hitler) legislative authority.
Boycott of all Jewish shops in Germany instigated by the SA. This action was also directed against Jewish physicians and lawyers. Jewish students were forbidden to attend schools and universities.
Law "for the re-creation of civil service professionalism." Removal of many Jewish civil service employees. Exception made for front-line veterans of World War I.
Formation of the Gestapo.
Burning of books written by Jews and opponents of Nazism.
Law pertaining to the revocation of naturalization and cancellation of German citizenship. Primarily aimed at Jews naturalized since 1918 from the formerly Eastern German territories.
Reich's Culture Ministry-Law: Exclusion of Jewish writers and artists.
Editor-Law: Exclusion of Jewish editors.