World Events

Posted in 1923

  • Adolf HitlerHitler attempts to seize power in Munich but fails and is imprisoned. His book Mein Kampf is dictated during his nine month prison term.
  • Massive inflation in Germany leads to the collapse of the currency.
  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is established.
  • Japan's biggest earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama: 300,000 killed and 2.5 million people are made homeless.