Editorial 1921

Small chronicle to put the editorials in the historical context 

January 5: On the occasion of the threat of strikes, the German government increases the salaries of railway workers by 55 to 70%.

March 8: French and Belgians occupy the cities Duisburg and Dusseldorf and save it as deposit for paying the reparations.

March 19: Prussian police are going to restore order in Mansfeldhettstedt and Eisleben used. The United Communist Party of Germany therefore puts forward an uprising already planned. The March fights in central Germany put in.

March 20: One Popular vote in Upper Silesia surprisingly results in a majority of 60% for Germany.

April 24: referendum in Tyrol: 98,5% votes for the Connection to the German Empire, However, the vote has no consequences.

May 3: Beginning of the third Polish KorfantyUprising in Upper Silesia

May 11: The German government under the Chancellor Joseph Wirth follows the threat of occupying the Ruhr region London ultimatum the Allies of May 5, the occasion for the resignation of the Cabinet Fehrenbach was. The German reparations should be 132 billion Gold mark make up like on the London conference regulated by the winners against strong German protest.

May 23: German troops storm under Lieutenant General Karl Hoefer and British supervision the place of pilgrimage occupied by Polish insurgents St. Annaberg in Upper Silesia

May 29: referendum in Salzburg: 99,5% votes for the Connection to the German Empire, However, the vote has no consequences.

29. July: Adolf Hitler is elected party leader of the NSDAP by the general assembly. He gains dictatorial power and sometimes uses violence to promote the achievement of political goals.

August 12: In Berlin there is a call for help Lenin the KPD-Near International workers' aid founded, which provides support in emergency situations from its donations.

August 26: The Reich Finance Minister Matthias Erzberger is at Bad Griesbach in the Black Forest Victim of one of the politically motivated Femal murders in the Weimar Republic.

December 14th to 16th: At the Popular vote in Ödenburg the city of Ödenburg opts for Hungary.

German-Western Hungary has been the predominant time for over 1000 years Kingdom of Hungary is heard, is according to the Treaty of Saint-Germain as a federal state Burgenland incorporated into the Republic of Austria.