We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Just as the Victoria Cross — though solely a British award — is recognised globally as the foremost recognition of valour in wartime so, too, the Nobel Peace Prize has gained international acceptance as the world’s most revered award for the advancement of human rights.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
A right-wing extremist suspected in the shooting rampage that wounded six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse for his actions, an official said.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
An Indonesian museum that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a waxwork of Adolf Hitler against a giant image of the Auschwitz extermination camp has removed the exhibit after protests.
Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
A copy of an Adolf Hitler speech has been found at the home of a 23-year-old white suspect accused of killing two black men and firing on a family, in a string of attacks that police say may have been racially motivated.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
James Alex Fields Jr was fascinated with Nazism, idolised Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out at school by officials at the Randall K Cooper high school in Union, Kentucky, for his "deeply held, radical" convictions on race, his former high school teacher Derek Weimer said.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
A man accused of driving a car into a crowd of anti-fascist protesters in Virginia was fascinated with Nazism, idolised Adolf Hitler and had been singled out at school for his "deeply held, radical" convictions on race, a teacher has said.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
German airmen who crashed in Ireland during the Second World War and survived were interned here, becoming objects of great curiosity among local people who encountered them, as Ryle Dwyer discovers.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
ARGUMENTS for and against continuing a ban on the publication of Mein Kampf are somewhat theoretical, since the book in which Adolf Hitler snivelled about his early years in Austria before setting out unambiguously his vision for a 1,000-year “Jew-free” empire has never been subjected to a legal ban in Germany. It has been more nuanced than that.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
Pope Francis has paid a sombre and largely silent visit to the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler’s forces killed more than a million people.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016