Therefore, less than a year and a half after seizing power, Hitler ordered the deaths of the SA leadership, including Rohm. Four men are apprehended for the crime. From membership in the Hitler Youth was made compulsory for all children over the age of ten. When the notes were presented for payment, the Reichsbank printed money. Creativity and art were stifled, except where they could serve as propaganda media. In violation of the provisions of the Hague Convention, industrial firms in the Netherlands, France, and Belgium were put to work producing war materiel for Germany. Payments for occupation costs were levied upon France, Belgium, and Norway. The nsdap daily newspaper, the Völkischer Beobachter Ethnic Observer was edited by Rosenberg, who also wrote The Myth of the Twentieth Century, a book of racial theories espousing Nordic superiority. The Degenerate Art Exhibition, organised by Goebbels, ran in Munich from July to November 1937. These Commissars had the power to appoint and remove local governments, state parliaments, officials, and judges. Average wages began to rise. December 22 A grain elevator explodes in Westwego, Louisiana, killing. In March 1933, the Enabling Act, an amendment to the Weimar Constitution, passed in the Reichstag by a vote of 444. Deutsche militärische Verluste im Zweiten Weltkrieg. The agreement lasted six months before Hitler seized the rest of Czech territory in March 1939. February 18 American Space Shuttle program : First test flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise mated to the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Retrieved 24 September 2018. January 28 The Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977 hits Buffalo, New York, and the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario.