On This Day: Anne Frank Gets a Diary

On This Day: 12th June 1942 – Anne Frank Gets a Diary for her Birthday

Anne Frank

Anne Frank, a Jewish girl from Frankfurt, Germany received a diary for her birthday. In this diary, she recorded the experiences of her family while they were in hiding from the Nazis for 2 years. She died at the age of 15 in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.


Below are 5 quotes from her diary:

  • “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” …
  • “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” …
  • “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” …
  • “Memories mean more to me than dresses.”



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