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This Week In History

February 21, 1795: Freedom of worship established in France under constitution.

February 22, 1775: Jews expelled from outskirts of Warsaw, Poland.

February 23, 1836: Alamo besieged for 13 days until March 6 by Mexican army under General Santa Anna; entire garrison eventually killed.

February 24, 188: US House of Representatives vote 126 to 47 to impeach President Andrew Johnson.

February 25, 1932: Austrian immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship.

February 26, 1935: Adolf Hitler secretly authorizes formation of the Luftwaffe with Hermann Göring commander-in-chief.

February 27, 1942: 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany.

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