• Destruction of the temple

    According to the Bible, the first Temple of Jerusalem was built by King Solomon on Mount Zion. Its destruction when the Babylonians besieged Jerusalem under Nebuchadnezzar II in 586 BC plays an important role in Judaism.
  • Massacre at Tiananmen Square

    Bloody suppression of a student protest movement on Beijing's Tiananmen Square on 3 and 4 June, 1989 by the Chinese military. Estimates of the victims who were shot or crushed by tanks range from a few hundred to more than 3,000. 
  • ter Braak, Menno

    1902-1940, Dutch writer and literary critic. He committed suicide on the day of Dutch capitulation.
  • Toscanini, Arturo

    1867-1957, in Italien geborener US-amerikanischer Dirigent. Nach anfänglicher Sympathie für Benito Mussolini war Toscanini bereits seit den 1920er Jahren stark gegen Faschismus und Nationalsozialismus eingestellt. 1937 Emigration in die USA, dort Leiter des NBC Symphony Orchestra; zahlreiche Schallplatteneinspielungen und Gastdirigate. Förderte jüngere Kollegen.
  • Truppe 1931

    Left-wing theatre group of German members of the Genossenschaft Deutscher Bühnenangehöriger (Guild of the German Stage) and the Schutzverband Deutscher Schriftsteller (Association of German Authors) in the Laubenheimer Platz artists colony in Berlin-Wilmersdorf, founded in 1931 by Gustav von Wangenheim. Many of their members feld to Paris in 1933 and remained there or went to Moscow in the summer of 1934.