On 15 April 1945, British troops liberated Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.
The Buchenwald Concentration Camp was liberated on 11 April 1945 by American troops.
International Roma Day is an opportunity for us all to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Roma people.
On 6 April 1994, a plane carrying Rwandan President Juvénal Habyarimana and Cyprien Ntaryamira, the Hutu president of Burundi, was shot down as it prepared to land in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
Every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates poets and the reading, writing and teaching of poetry.
On 13 March 1943, Julian Scherner, commander of the SS and Police in the Kraków district, Poland, ordered the ‘liquidation’ of the Kraków Ghetto.
Each year on 8 March, people across the world celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women for International Women’s Day.
On 4 March 2009, an arrest warrant was issued for President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on five charges of crimes against humanity and two counts of war crimes for his role in the Genocide in Darfur.
The first Thursday in March every year is World Book Day. It is a chance to celebrate books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries throughout the world.
In February and March 1943 non-Jewish wives and relatives of Jewish men who had been arrested by the Gestapo staged a nonviolent protest in Rosenstrasse (Rose Street) in Berlin.