Tag Archives: committed

Today in History: 16 April 73

Masada Falls to the Romans

On this day in 73 AD, during the First Jewish-Roman War, the Jewish fortress Masada falls to the Romans after its defenders committed mass suicide.

For more, visit:


Today in History – 23 May 1945

Germany – World War II: Heinrich Himmler Committed Suicide

Heinrich Himmler, a leading Nazi and mass murderer in World War II, committed suicide on this day in 1945. This before he was brought to justice for his crimes.

Himmler was born on the 7th October 1900. He became a leading member of the Nazi Party and was a major player in the leadership that brought about the Holocaust (the mass murder of millions of Jews, Roma, Poles, Communists and POWs).


%d bloggers like this: