Mainz, France-Soviet, Molotov-Ribbentrop

On this day: August 24
Six thousand Jews are killed in Mainz after being blamed for the bubonic plague (1349)

France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality/no attack treaty (1931)

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact (also known as Nazi-Soviet Pact) is signed between German foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Soviet foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov (1939)

The Communist Control Act goes into effect outlawing the American Communist Party (1954)

b: Leonardo Conti (1900), Karl Hanke (1903), Yasser Arafat (1929), Kim Sung-Il (1948); d: Simone Weil (1943)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

1 comment:

http://www.riigipiirid.tk said...

A serious omission, citing the Molotov-Ribbentropp is not to remember that Poland in the autumn of 1939 was divided not only between Germany and the USSR, but also from Lithuania. The Government of Kaunas, with the approval of Hitler and Stalin, it took possession of Wilno, drove away the Polish population, changed the name of the city and we moved the capital Vilnius. Lithuania is not never returned to Poland this territorial advantage. In 1945, thanks to Stalin, Soviet Lithuania also took Memel from Germany, drove out the German population and changed the name of the city Klaipeda. These favors are obtained thanks to Stalin's skeleton in the closet of Lithuania, improperly remembered as a victim instead of collaborationist USSR.

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