Event    From 27/1/1945 

Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

Categories: History, Tragedy

Countries: Austria, Germany, Poland

Events for this day (27 January every year) are organised by The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust which exists so that we learn the lessons of the past to build a better future now. It is responsible for the National Commemoration of HMD. It provides free resources, and advice, to local communities and schools to assist in commemorative events across the UK. Website gives invaluable information on events, talks, survivor testimonies.

Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Soviet Union troops on 27 January 1945.

The first Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in 2001.

Credit for this entry to: Beverley Duguid

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Holocaust / Holocaust Memorial Day

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Chelsea Football Club Holocaust memorial

This mural depicts 3 football players: one was a PoW held in Auschwitz, where...

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Cosmo Restaurant

November 2014 the plaque was reported as "torn down" but, with promises of a ...

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Hiroshima victims

Since 1950 CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) has organised an annual cer...

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Holocaust Memorial Day - Islington

Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2003

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Holocaust Memorial Day - W5

This plaque photograph is borrowed from BluePlaques.net.

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Bennet Woodcroft

Bennet Woodcroft

Inventor, industrial archaeologist, leading figure in patent reform and the first clerk to the commissioners of patents. Born Lancashire. Appointed professor of machinery at University College Lond...

Person, History, Industry, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Gordon Home

Gordon Home

Author, historian and artist. Gordon Cochrane Home. From London SE1: "...writer and artist who produced many pen and ink sketches of cathedrals, including Southwark, for A & C Black, J M Dent ...

Person, Art, History

1 memorial
Heritage of London Trust

Heritage of London Trust

A grant giving trust to encourage the careful restoration of listed buildings in London. 

Group, Benefactor, History

5 memorials
Wilfred Day

Wilfred Day

Cinema historian. His collection is now held at the Cinémathèque Française which has an on-line catalogue. Founded the Anima Masonic Lodge in November 1912, whose membership was entirely connected ...

Person, Cinema, History, TV & Radio

1 memorial
John Blanke Project

John Blanke Project

An art and archive project celebrating John Blanke.

Group, Art, History

1 memorial