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  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    The IRA ambushed British forces

    Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921

    On 10 July 1921, the IRA ambushed British forces in Raglan street in Belfast.




  • 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.




  • Ireland
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    War of independence in Ireland ended

    Ireland
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    The war of independence in Ireland ended with a truce on 11 July 1921.




  • Ireland
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    Fighting in the south was largely ended by the Truce

    Ireland
    Monday Jul 11, 1921

    While the fighting in the south was largely ended by the Truce on 11 July 1921, in the north killings continued and actually escalated until the summer of 1922.




  • Shanghai, China
    Saturday Jul 23, 1921

    Mao Zedong

    The First Session of The National Congress of The Communist Party of China

    Shanghai, China
    Saturday Jul 23, 1921

    it was decided to hold a central meeting, which began in Shanghai on July 23, 1921. The first session of the National Congress of the Communist Party of China was attended by 13 delegates, Mao included.After the authorities sent a police spy to the congress, the delegates moved to a boat on South Lake near Jiaxing, in Zhejiang, to escape detection.




  • Changsha, Hunan, China
    Saturday Jul 23, 1921

    Mao Zedong

    Mao set up a Changsha branch of The Communist Party of China

    Changsha, Hunan, China
    Saturday Jul 23, 1921

    The Communist Party of China was founded by Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao in the French concession of Shanghai in 1921 as a study society and informal network. Mao set up a Changsha branch, also establishing a branch of the Socialist Youth Corps.




  • Morocco
    Sunday Jul 24, 1921

    Francisco Franco

    Spanish Army suffered a crushing defeat

    Morocco
    Sunday Jul 24, 1921

    On 24 July 1921, the poorly commanded and overextended Spanish Army suffered a crushing defeat at Annual from Rif tribesmen led by the Abd el-Krim brothers.


  • 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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