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  • Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Mar 15, 1921

    Armenian Genocide

    Talaat Pasha assassination

    Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Mar 15, 1921

    On 15 March 1921, former Grand Vizier Talaat Pasha was assassinated in the Charlottenburg District of Berlin, Germany, in broad daylight and in the presence of many witnesses.




  • Munich, Germany
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    Adolf Hitler

    Tendered his resignation

    Munich, Germany
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    Hitler was in Munich on 11 July and angrily tendered his resignation. The committee members realised that the resignation of their leading public figure and speaker would mean the end of the party.




  • Munich, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 26, 1921

    Adolf Hitler

    Rejoined the Party

    Munich, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 26, 1921

    Hitler announced he would rejoin on the condition that he would replace Drexler as party chairman, and that the party headquarters would remain in Munich. The committee agreed, and he rejoined the party on 26 July as member 3,680. Hitler continued to face some opposition within the NSDAP: Opponents of Hitler in the leadership had Hermann Esser expelled from the party, and they printed 3,000 copies of a pamphlet attacking Hitler as a traitor to the party.




  • Germany
    Friday Jul 29, 1921

    Adolf Hitler

    Party Chairman

    Germany
    Friday Jul 29, 1921

    Hitler spoke to several packed houses and defended himself and Esser, to thunderous applause. His strategy proved successful, and at a special party congress on 29 July, he was granted absolute powers as party chairman, replacing Drexler, by a vote of 533 to 1




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