Adolf Eichmann has consigned himself to infamy as the man who was the bureaucrat behind the sending of at least two million Jews to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the death camp in Poland. Eichmann has gone down in modern history as a man of great evil. At the end of World War Two, Eichmann became one of the most hunted for men in Europe.
During the election campaign in 1928, Herbert Hoover faithfully supported the Republican plank that endorsed enforcement of the 18th Amendment. However, the candidate, like a growing segment of American society, realized that the enforcement of prohibition was not functioning as intended. The growth of bootlegging and related Organized Crime activities had grown to epidemic proportions.
The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, located in Atchison, Kansas, is dedicated to the memory of Amelia Earhart, the famous American aviator. She acted as a stimulus for womankind to replace outdated social norms, and encouraged them to work toward their empowerment in all fields.Atchisonians paid tribute to Amelia by converting her birthplace and early childhood home, to the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum.
Any timeline of Henry VIII will show a great number of major events that changed the course of England's history. A timeline for Henry VIII will show how a divorce from Catherine of Aragon led to the English Reformation - this led to the break from the Catholic Church in Rome and eventually in the reign of Edward VI was to lead to the establishment of the Church of England.
Reg Murphy, an editor of The Atlanta Constitution, is kidnapped after being lured from his home near the city. Williams told the newspaperman that he had 300,000 gallons of heating oil to donate to the poor. The 33-year-old Williams abducted Murphy, who was well known for his anti-Vietnam War stance, at gunpoint.