B"H Yom Yom
From Day by Day in Jewish History by Rabbi Abraham P. Bloch z"l
Courtesy of Ktav Publishing and Pomeranz Booksellers
[16 Adar] Jews of New Amsterdam denied permission to build a shul, 1656. Peter Stuyvesant's notion of religious freedom did not extend to Judaism. RIETS was incorporated in New York State, 1897 - 241 years after Jews were denied permission to build a shul.
[4 Mar] World Mizrachi founded in Vilna, 1902.
[17 Adar] Rumania forbid Jews from engaging in handicrafts and trade, 1902. Bulgaria signed an agreement with Germany allowing the deportation of 26,000 Jews to extermination camps.
[5 Mar] German elections gave Nazis control that led to Hitler's dictatorship, 1933. Stalin died, 1953 - his death disputed plans for mass deportation of Jews. A petition to U.S. President Harrison, 1891, requesting U.S. aid for the reestablishment of Palestine as a sovereign Jewish state.
[18 Adar] David Emanuel, first Jewish governor in the U.S. (Georgia) was sworn in, 1801. Russian imperial decree ordered the expulsion from Moscow of all Jewish artisans, brewers, and distillers.
[6 Mar] Massacre of the Jews of Estella, Spain, 1328. Napolean captured city of Jaffa, 1799.
[19 Adar] MacDonald White Paper went into effect 1940, restricting sale of "Arab" land to Jews. Capture of Ein Gedi, 1949, ended military engagements of War of Independence.
[7 Mar] Turkish soldiers killed 60 Jews in Bucharest, Rumania, 1822. Jews massacred in Stanford-fair England, 1190.
[20 Adar] Prayer for rain by Honi the Circle-drawer answered. Purim Fettmilch celebrated by Frankfort Jews to commemorate execution of their arch-enemy, 1616
[21 Adar] Purim of Narbonne commemorating escape from rampaging mob, 1236 (oldest private Purim on record). Yahrzeit of the Noam Elimelech, 1787. Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan Specktor, 1896.
[9 Mar] Pope Innocent IV ordered the burning of the Talmud, 1244.
[22 Adar] Jews of Uberlingen, Switzerland massacred, 1349. Yahrzeit of the Aruch HaShulchan, 1908.
[10 Mar] 1970 Knesset bill defines a Jews as someone born of a Jewish mother or converted to Judaism.