1510- 38 Jews were burned at the stake in Berlin.
July 21, 1918- The Russian government removed the ban on Hebrew and Yiddish periodicals.
August 1, 1944- The Russian army liberated the city of Kovno.
August 1, 1944- Three hundred Jews, who had walked from the Lublin murder camp to Kielce, Poland were deported to Auschwitz. Upon arrival at their destination, 200 of them were immediately gassed.