Timeline of the Weimar Republic
- At the beginning of the year, one dollar already costs 7,525 marks.
- The Reparations Commission adopts the “productive pledges” policy.
- French and Belgian troops enter the Ruhr.
- The Reich government calls for “passive resistance” against the occupation of the Ruhr.
- Germany offers to pay reparations
- Leo Schlageter is executed
- State of siege is declared in Dortmund
- Paul Hindemith’s “Marienleben” (“The Life of Mary”) premiers
- Bomb attack on Belgian soldiers in Duisburg
- Negotiations fail between Cuno’s cabinet and France; the Cuno government steps down
- Formation of the “Grand Coalition” led by Stresemann
- The Bauhaus Week is launched in Weimar
- Official statement that the “passive resistance” is over
- Gustav Ritter von Kahr is appointed as General State Commissioner in Bavaria
- The SPD withdraws from the Reich government
- Hitler-Ludendorff-Putsch in Munich
- Introduction of the Rentenmark
- Stresemann’s government resigns
- The Reparations Commission decides to establish two expert commissions to work on the reparations issue
- Die USA und Deutschland schließen einen Handelsvertrag
- Bertolt Brechts Drama "Baal" wird uraufgeführt
- Frankreich lockert seine Besatzungspolitik im Ruhrgebiet
- Hjalmar Schacht wird neuer Reichsbankpräsident