January 27 marks the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It marks Remembrance Day marks the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps in 1945. The Holocaust began in 1933 when Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany and It ended in 1945 when Allied powers defeated the Nazis. Jewish people were excluded from public life on September 15, 1935 when the Nuremberg Laws were issued. 30,000 Jews were arrested and sent to concentration camps. 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust (1.1 million children) and 6 million of those victims were Jewish. Let’s take a look at some facts and shocking statistics related the Holocaust.