5 - 16 October
At the Locarno Conference, the leaders of Europe gather to negotiate on European security policy. As a result of the conference the Locarno Treaty is initialed. In the treaty, Germany, Belgium and France promise each other to not use force to change the existing borders. The agreement is also to be supplemented with various arbitration treaties, with the participation of Czechoslovakia and Poland.
[Kolb, pp. 69-70]
The Soviet Union and Germany conclude a trade treaty. The treaty is an expression of Stresemann’s efforts to reach an understanding with the Soviet Union in addition to improving relations with the West.
[Niedhart, p. 22]
Première of Klaus Mann’s drama “Anja and Esther” in Hamburg. Klaus Mann and his sister Erika Mann play the protagonists.
[Overesch/Saal, p. 265]
The German nationalist group leaves the government, claiming that the Locarno Treaty is unjust. The majority of the DNVP is not prepared to accept concessions granted to the West without receiving anything in return. This also marks the end of the Luther government, which, in losing the support of the DNVP, loses its largest group and majority in the Reichstag.
[Winkler, p. 308-309]