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Germany - Notable Historical Events

TiberiusNov 16, 13

Henry IVJun 3, 1083

Julius IIOct 5, 1511

Martin LutherJan 28, 1521

NapoleonJan 9, 1812

Richard WagnerAug 28, 1850

BismarckMay 24, 1890

Wilhelm RöntgenNov 8, 1895

Ferdinand von ZeppelinJul 2, 1900

Nicholas IIJul 24, 1905

Mata HariOct 15, 1917

Warren G. HardingJul 2, 1921

Adolf HitlerNov 12, 1923

Hermann GoeringFeb 2, 1933

Joseph GoebbelsMar 13, 1933

Albert EinsteinOct 17, 1933

Benito MussoliniNov 1, 1936

Francisco FrancoNov 18, 1936

PM ChamberlainFeb 20, 1938

Mackenzie KingSep 10, 1939

Winston ChurchillMay 31, 1940

FDRMay 27, 1941

Karl DönitzMay 5, 1945

Harry TrumanJul 9, 1951

Paul McCartneyDec 1, 1960

Charles de GaulleJan 22, 1963

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynFeb 13, 1974

John Paul IINov 15, 1980

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Germany - Historical Events
Date Event
13-11-16

General Tiberius' (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany

89-01-01

Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome

936-08-07

Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany

1024-09-04

Conrad II (the Elder) chosen as King of Germany

1083-06-03

Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral

1096-06-25

1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany

1125-08-30

Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany

1198-09-05

Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen crowned king of Roman Catholic Germany

1212-12-09

Frederick II (later also Holy Roman Emperor) crowned King of Germany in Mainz.

1241-05-25

1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1264-08-05

Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany

1268-10-29

Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church.

1285-10-12

180 Jews refuse baptism in Munich Germany, they are set on fire

1298-06-23

Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany

1298-06-25

Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany

1298-07-23

Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg Germany massacred

1298-10-19

Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered

1349-01-30

Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred

1349-03-21

3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany

1349-03-22

Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)

1349-04-30

Jewish community at Radolszell, Germany, exterminated

1349-08-24

Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism

1349-09-10

Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death

1349-11-29

Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred

1370-02-17

Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania

1374-06-24

A sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.

1430-05-05

Jews are expelled from Speyer Germany

1438-03-18

Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Germany

1466-10-19

The Thirteen Years' War ends with the Second Peace of Thorn, Germany

1492-10-24

24 Jews are burned at the stake in Mecklenburg, Germany

1510-01-22

Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany

1511-10-05

Pope Julius II/Germany/Ferdinand of Aragon/Venice/Swiss

1521-01-28

Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms Germany (until May 25). Produced 'Edit of Worms' dennoucing Martin Luther

1524-07-19

Peasants' War begins in Germany's Black Forest

1527-05-30

University of Marburg (Germany) founded

1596-10-24

-26] Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany

1597-08-11

Germany throws out English sales people

1614-09-01

Vincent Fettmich expels Jews from Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany

1622-01-07

Germany & Transylvania sign Peace of Nikolsburg

1631-05-20

Magdeburg in Germany seized by forces of the Holy Roman Empire under earl Johann Tilly, most inhabitants massacred, one of the bloodiest incidents of the Thirty Years' War.

1634-10-11

the Burchardi flood — "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.

1656-12-01

Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden

1683-07-24

1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord

1683-10-06

13 Mennonite families from Germany found Germantown Pa (Phila)

1684-08-15

Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France

1686-07-09

Germany, Sweden & Spain sign anti-French League of Augsburg

1688-09-24

France declares war on Germany

1690-01-14

Clarinet invented, in Nurnberg, Germany

1697-10-30

Germany signs French/English/Spanish/Dutch/Brandenburgs peace treaty ending Nine Year War

1699-03-04

Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany

1701-09-07

Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant

1704-08-13

French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany

1735-03-13

1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany

1758-06-23

Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld - British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany.

1775-04-11

The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.

1780-04-16

The University of Münster in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is founded.

1793-03-18

The first republican state in Germany, the Republic of Mainz, is declared by Andreas Joseph Hofmann.

1812-01-09

Swedish Pomerania (Germany) seized by Napoleon

1816-03-06

Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany

1835-10-03

Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany.

1842-05-05

City-wide fire burns for over 100 hours (Hamburg Germany)

1848-05-18

Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.

1850-08-28

Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany

1863-07-14

Jews of Holstein Germany granted equality

1865-06-10

Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" 1st performance Munich Germany

1871-05-10

Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concluded between France & Germany ends Franco-Prussian war

1879-10-07

Germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant

1881-04-25

250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany

1882-05-20

Germany/Austria-Hungary/France sign Triple Alliance

1882-09-10

1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)

1883-05-15

Italy signs military treaty with Austria-Hungary & Germany

1883-10-30

Austria-Hungary, Germany and Romania sign military treaty

1884-08-07

Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)

1885-12-29

Gottlieb Daimler patents 1st bike (Germany)

1886-07-03

In Germany, Karl Benz drives 1st automobile

1886-10-30

Great Britain and Germany agree boundaries in East Africa

1887-02-20

Germany, Austria-Hungary & France end Triple Alliance

1887-06-18

The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.

1888-06-15

Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany

1889-05-01

Bayer introduces aspirin in powder form (Germany)

1890-05-13

Lord Salisbury offers Helgoland to Germany in exchange for Zanzibar, Uganda & Equatoria

1890-05-24

Caprivi succeeds Bismarck as chancellor of Germany

1890-07-01

Great-Britain & Germany sign Zanzibar-Helgoland Treaty

1892-05-20

Triple Alliance between Germany, Italy & Austria forms

1892-12-05

Anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag

1893-08-10

Rudolf Diesel's prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time in Augsburg, Germany

1894-06-26

Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto

1895-11-08

Wilhelm Röntgen observes X-rays for the first time during an experiment at Würzburg University, Germany

1896-01-05

The Die Presse newspaper (Germany) publicly announces Wilhelm Röntgen's discovery of X-rays and their potential for new methods of medical diagnoses in a front-page article

1898-08-09

Rudolf Diesel, of Germany, patents the the diesel internal combustion engine

1899-12-02

US & Germany agree to divide Samoa between them

1900-06-12

In Germany, the Reichstag pass the second Navy Bill, which calls for doubling the German Navy within 20 years

1900-07-02

First flight LZ-1, of a dirigible airship designed by Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin, at Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.

1900-09-02

Telegraph use between Germany & US begins

1900-10-16

Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, in which they agree to maintain the territorial integrity of China and support the 'open door' policy called for by US secretary of State

1900-10-18

Count Bernard von Bulow becomes Chancellor of Germany, famous for first referring to Germany's need for 'place in the sun' and global empire

1900-12-02

Exiled South African president Paul Kruger arrives in Germany, though the Kaiser refuses the meet him

1900-12-25

Arthur Schnitzlers "Leutnant Gustl" forbidden in Germany

1901-03-06

In Bremen an assassin attempts to kill Wilhelm II of Germany.

1901-03-14

Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria

1901-07-12

In Germany a group of 104 aristocrats present a deceleration against dueling, though the tradition will go on

1901-10-25

In Great Britain, Joseph Chamberlain, Colonial Affairs Secretary, makes an anti-German speech in Edinburgh; when word reaches Germany it leads to widespread agitation against the British and eventual breakdown of negotiations for an Anglo-German alliance

1902-03-18

Turkey grants Germany syndicate the first concession to construct a railroad through Turkish territory to Baghdad, to be linked to Berlin

1902-06-28

Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years

1902-12-07

Britain and Germany issue an ultimatum to Venezuela demanding that President Cipriano Castro pay claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899

1904-02-22

The Hague Tribunal gives its decision in claims against Venezuela; it sets the sum to be paid by Venezuela and gives preferential treatment to the three powers that initiated the block - Britain, Germany, and Italy

1904-03-03

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison's cylinder.

1904-07-06

Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

1904-11-28

Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa

1905-03-31

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany visits Tangier, Morocco and proclaims Germany's support of Moroccan independence and equal opportunity for all powers to trade there

1905-04-06

Germany receives invitation from Sultan of Morocco to an international conference to discuss matters relating to Morocco

1905-07-24

Tsar Nicholas II (Russia) and Kaiser Wilhelm II (Germany) sign the Björkö Treaty, whereby each country agrees to come to the other's defense if attacked by European powers

1906-06-05

Determined to keep pace with Britain as a major naval power, the German Reichstag passes new navy legislation, increasing the total tonnage in Germany's fleet

1906-08-15

Kind Edward VII of Britain visits Kaiser Wilhelm in Germany to discuss the escalating rivalry between their nations' naval forces

1907-02-07

Conservative coalition take over Reichstag in Germany after rallying conservatives against the threat of a socialist government

1907-06-15

The 2nd Hague Peace Conference meets in an attempt to stop the arms race; Germany resists, but conference does make important rules around the rights of neutral powers

1907-08-03

Kaiser Wilhelm (Germany) meets with Tsar Nicholas (Russia) to discuss Germany's plan to build a railroad to Baghdad; the discussion helps move Russia towards Britain and eventually the Triple Alliance

1907-08-16

Mulay Hafid is proclaimed the Sultan of Morocco by supporters leading to civil war; Mulay is supported by Germany while France supports the existing Sultan

1907-10-27

The first trial of the so called Eulenberg Affair, which will rock the highest circles of Germany, ends

1908-04-23

Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Netherlands & Sweden sign North Sea accord

1908-06-09

Kind Edward VII of Great Britain visits Tsar Nicholas II at Reval, Russia, where the two discuss the growing power of Germany and British plans for reform in Macedonia

1908-08-11

King Edward VII of Britain meets with Kaiser Wilhelm of Friedrichshof, Germany; the main point of contention is the increasing size of Germany's navy

1908-08-13

Kind Edward VII of Great Britain meets with Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria at Ischl; the King tries to persuade the Emperor to advise Germany against aggressive (anti-British) policies

1908-10-28

The English Newspaper the Daily Telegraph prints an interview with Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II, who characterises himself as personally friendly to Britain but suggests the German people people are hostile, causing uproar in both countries

1909-02-08

France & Germany sign treaty about Morocco

1909-03-21

Germany sends Russia a diplomatic notes requesting recognition of the Austrian annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and cessation of support to Serbia in the controversy

1909-07-14

Germany chancellor Bernhard von Bulow resigns

1910-01-19

Germany & Bolivia ends commerce/friendship treaty

1910-06-19

1st airship in service "Germany"

1911-03-08

International Women's Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women's Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.

1911-05-26

Germany passes legislation organizing Alsace and Lorraine as an autonomous state with a legislature

1911-07-20

Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany

1911-08-23

British premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany

1911-11-04

France & Germany signs treaty about Morocco & Congo

1912-02-08

British Emissary journeys to Berlin to suggest that Britain might support German colonial aspirations in Africa if Germany agrees to hold her current naval strength

1912-12-05

The Triple Alliance among Italy, Austria, and Germany (originally signed in 1882) is renewed for six years, beginning in 1914, a move inspired by instability in the Balkans

1914-05-15

US Colonel Edward House sails for Europe to persuade major powers to reduce armies and navies; from Germany, House reports: 'Everybody's nerves are tense; it only needs a spark to set the whole thing off'

1914-07-05

Germany offers Austria war aid to fight against Russia in Serbia

1914-07-25

Germany Socialist-Democrat Party declares: "No German blood for Austrian tyrant" in response to German support of Austria-Hungary

1914-07-26

Irish Volunteers unload a shipment of 1,500 rifles and 45,000 rounds of ammunition arrived from Germany aboard Erskine Childers' yacht the Asgard; British troops fire on jeering crowd on Bachelors Walk, Dublin, killing three citizens

1914-08-01

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II (WW I) of Russia in WWI

1914-08-01

France & Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI

1914-08-02

Germany & Turkey sign secret treaty of alliance

1914-08-03

Germany invades Belgium & declares war on France in WW I

1914-08-04

WWI: Germany declares war on Belgium; Britain declares war on Germany

1914-08-04

WWI: Field Marshal Lord Kitchener becomes British Minister of War after British declaration of war on Germany

1914-08-06

WWI: Serbia declares war against Germany

1914-08-08

Montenegro declares war on Germany

1914-08-10

German battle cruiser Goeben reaches Dardanellen/Turkey joins Germany

1914-08-15

The first large public gathering of Boers in South Africa who do not want to support Britain in a war against Germany; British authorities will try to repress this movement, but discontent spreads

1914-08-23

Japan declares war on Germany in World War I

1914-09-22

Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany

1914-10-18

The Schoenstatt Movement is founded in Germany.

1915-02-10

US President Wilson warns Germany that the US will hold it 'to a strict accountability' for 'property endangered or lives lost'

1915-02-18

Germany begins a blockade of Britain

1915-02-22

Germany begins "unrestricted" submarine war

1915-02-23

Germany sinks US ships Carib & Evelyn & torpedoes Norwegian ship Regin

1915-04-04

Germany protests vigorously to the US, claiming it must insist that Britain lifts its blockade and assert American neutrality

1915-04-14

Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo

1915-04-22

1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I

1915-05-04

Italy drops Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary & Germany

1915-05-13

US Secretary of State Bryan sends a note to Germany demanding that Germany disavow the attacks on the Lusitania and make immediate reparations; however, the note is written only to 'pacify exited public opinion', according to Bryan

1915-06-09

US President Wilson sends the second Lusitania note to Germany demanding reparations and prevention of 'recurrence of anything so obviously subversive of the principles of warfare'; Wilson refuses to recognize the 'war zone' that Germany has proclaimed around the British Isles

1915-06-26

Germany suppresses "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace

1915-07-08

The Germans reply to Wilson's second Lusitania note by saying that Americans may sail on clearly marked neutral ships, but Germany does not deal with Wilson's other demands

1915-07-09

Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa

1915-07-21

Wilson sends the third Lusitania note, warning Germany that future infringement of American rights will be deemed 'deliberately unfriendly'

1915-12-01

The US requests that Germany withdraw its military and naval attaches from the Embassy in Washington

1915-12-12

1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau, Germany

1916-01-07

In response to pressure from President Wilson, Germany notifies the State Department that it will abide by strict international rules of maritime warfare

1916-02-11

Germany and Austria-Hungary notify the US that they will sink any armed merchant ships starting on 1 March

1916-02-16

The US rejects the right of Germany and Austria-Hungary to sink armed merchant ships

1916-02-16

The German ambassador in Washington announces that Germany will pay an indemnity for American lives lost on the Lusitania

1916-02-22

The House-Grey Memorandum, drafted by US and Britain, states: 'Should the Allies accept [the American idea of a conference to end the war] and should Germany refuse it, the United States would "probably" enter the war against Germany'

1916-03-01

Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic

1916-03-09

Germany declares war against Portugal

1916-04-09

The Libau sets sail from Germany with a cargo of 20,000 rifles to assist Irish republicans; Captain Karl Spindler changes the name of the vessel to the Aud to avoid British detection

1916-04-12

Irish nationalist activist and poet Roger Casement boards submarine U-19 at Wilmshaven, Germany, bound for a rendezvous with the Aud at Tralee

1916-04-18

US Secretary of State Warns Germany that the USA may break diplomatic relations unless torpedo attacks on unarmed ships stop

1916-05-04

At request of US, Germany curtails its submarine warfare

1916-06-07

Germany troop march into Fort Faux, Verdun

1916-07-09

1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany

1916-07-11

Germany launches final offensive in the Battle of Verdun

1916-08-28

Germany declares war on Romania

1916-08-28

Italy declares war against Germany during WW I

1916-11-05

Emperors Wilhelm II (Germany) and Franz Jozef I (Austria-Hungary) establish the kingdom of Poland

1916-11-26

Greece declares war on Germany

1917-01-31

Germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship

1917-02-03

US liner Housatonic is sunk by German submarine, on the same day that US President Wilson breaks off diplomatic relations with Germany

1917-02-28

AP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I

1917-04-02

US President Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany

1917-04-06

US declares war on Germany, enters World War I

1917-08-14

China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I

1917-10-15

World War I: At Vincennes outside of Paris, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for Germany.

1917-10-17

1st British bombing of Germany

1917-12-14

UFA, Universal Film AG, forms in Germany

1918-02-15

US army troop ship torpedoed & sunk by Germany off Ireland

1918-02-16

Lithuania declares independence from Russia & Germany (National Day)

1918-02-22

Germany claims Baltic states, Finland & Ukraine from Russia

1918-03-03

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Germany, Austria & Russia sign

1918-03-07

World War I: Finland forms an alliance with Germany.

1918-03-21

-28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive

1918-04-23

Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea

1918-08-13

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany.

1918-10-20

In order to secure an armistice, Germany agrees to further concessions

1918-11-09

Republic Germany proclaimed

1918-11-11

Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect, WW I hostilities end at 11.00 am

1918-11-28

Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia & Germany abdicates

1918-12-13

US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany

1919-01-15

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, are tortured and murdered by the Freikorps.

1919-02-11

Friedrich Ebert (SPD), elected president of Germany

1919-03-03

Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike

1919-03-11

General strike in Germany crushed

1919-03-12

Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)

1919-06-20

Treaty of Versailles: Germany ends incorporation of Austria

1919-07-31

Germany accepts Weimar Constitution

1919-08-11

Weimar Republic begins in Germany

1919-09-10

Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany

1920-01-23

Dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies

1920-12-07

USPD-KPD parties merge into Vereinigte Communist Party of Germany

1921-05-30

Salzburg, Austria, votes to join Germany

1921-07-02

Warren G. Harding signs a joint congressional resolution declaring the official end of war with Germany

1921-08-05

Treaty of Berlin: US & Germany sign separate peace treaty

1921-08-25

US signs peace treaty with Germany

1921-09-21

Oppau explosion, a storage silo at a BASF fertilizer producing plant explods in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed.

1922-09-23

Berthold Brecht's "Drum in the Night" premieres in Germany

1923-01-10

Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany)

1923-07-29

KPD holds struggle day against fascism, in Germany

1923-10-03

Germany's Stresemann resigns

1923-10-06

2nd government of Stresemann in Germany forms

1923-11-02

Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down

1923-11-10

German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany

1923-11-12

In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to sieze power Nov 8

1923-11-20

Rentenmark replaces the Papiermark as the official currency of Germany at the exchange rate of one Rentenmark to One Trillion (One Billion on the long scale) Papiermark

1923-11-23

Germany's Stresemann government falls to SPD

1923-12-08

Salary & price freeze in Germany

1924-03-01

Germany's prohibition of Communist Party KPD lifted

1925-04-25

Paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany

1925-11-26

Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement

1926-02-04

Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany

1926-03-17

Spain & Brazil prevent Germany joining League of Nations

1926-04-18

Rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf Germany

1926-04-26

Germany & Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty

1926-09-08

League of Nations Assembly voted unanimously to admit Germany

1926-09-10

Germany joins League of Nations

1926-09-11

Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining

1927-01-31

Internationall allied military command in Germany disbands

1927-10-12

Hermann Goerner of Germany raises 24 men weighing 4,123 lbs on a plank with soles of his feet

1928-10-04

KPD begins petition against Germany building a battle fleet

1929-09-17

British troops begin withdrawal from occupied Germany

1929-10-30

The Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Stuttgart, Germany.

1932-04-19

36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

1932-06-16

Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights

1932-08-13

Hitler refuses President Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor of Germany

1932-12-03

Gen Kurt von Schleicher becomes chancellor of Germany

1933-02-02

Hermann Goering bans communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

1933-03-05

Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

1933-03-13

Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda

1933-03-16

Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht, president of Bank of Germany

1933-04-01

Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany

1933-04-01

Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses

1933-04-26

Jewish students are barred from school in Germany

1933-05-02

In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions

1933-05-10

Nazis stage public book burnings in Germany

1933-07-14

Germany began mandatory sterilization of those with hereditary illness

1933-07-14

NSDAP (Nazis) becomes only political party in Germany

1933-07-20

Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.

1933-08-01

Death penality for anti-fascists in Germany

1933-10-14

Nazi Germany announces withdrawal from League of Nations

1933-10-17

Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

1933-11-12

Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany

1934-01-01

Nazi Germany passes the "Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring".

1934-01-26

Nazi Germany & Poland sign non-attack treaty for 10 years

1934-03-20

Rudolf Kuhnold demonstrates radar in Kiel Germany

1934-04-06

418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany

1934-05-02

Nazi-Germany begins People's court

1934-06-26

Germany & Poland sign non-aggression treaty

1935-01-13

Plebiscite in Saar, indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany

1935-03-07

Saar incorporated into Germany

1935-04-12

Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers

1935-06-26

Work service for recent graduate obligatory in Germany

1935-09-15

Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

1936-02-06

4th Winter Olympic games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

1936-02-16

4th Winter Olympic games close at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

1936-03-04

1st flight of airship Hindenburg, Germany

1936-03-11

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin pardons five convicted Irish militants who promise to join growing conflict with Germany.

1936-11-01

Benito Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"

1936-11-15

Nazi-Germany & Japan sign Anti-Komintern pact

1936-11-18

Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

1936-11-25

Germany & Japan sign anti-Komintern pact

1937-07-01

Rev Martin Niemöller (Bekennende Kirche) arrested in Germany

1937-11-17

Britain's Lord Halifax visits Germany, beginning of appeasement

1937-12-27

German immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany

1938-02-20

UK Foreign Sec Eden resigns, says PM Chamberlain appeased Germany

1938-03-12

Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)

1938-03-13

Anschluss - Austria annexed by Nazi Germany

1938-04-10

Austria becomes a state of Germany

1938-05-07

Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"

1938-05-14

England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3

1938-07-25

Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany

1938-09-27

Jewish lawyers forbidden to practice in Germany

1938-09-30

Treaty of Munich signed by Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Daladier and Chamberlain, forces Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany

1938-10-01

Germany annexes Sudetenland (1/3 of Czechoslovakia) following the Munich Agreement.

1938-10-07

Germany requires all Jewish passports be stamped with letter J

1938-10-10

Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland

1938-11-08

A pogrom against the Jews of Germany and Austria takes place in response to the assassination of a German diplomat in Paris.

1938-11-09

Kristallnacht, Nazi Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins.

1938-11-29

Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany

1938-11-30

Germany bans Jews being lawyers

1939-03-14

Nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia

1939-03-16

Germany occupies Czechoslovakia

1939-03-21

Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland

1939-03-22

Lithuania state, forced to give Memel territory to Germany

1939-03-31

Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany

1939-05-07

Germany & Italy announced an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis

1939-08-23

USSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact

1939-08-24

Germany & USSR sign 10-year non-aggression pact

1939-08-27

Nazi Germany demands Danzig & Polish corridor

1939-09-01

WW II starts, Germany invades Poland, takes Danzig

1939-09-03

WWII: Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada

1939-09-05

New Zealand Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage declares New Zealand's support for Britain in the war with Germany; Savage famously told the nation 'where she goes, we go. Where she stands,we stand'

1939-09-06

South Africa declares war on Nazi-Germany

1939-09-10

Canada declares war on Germany

1939-09-10

Canada, under the leadership of Mackenzie King, declares war on Germany

1939-09-11

Iraq & Saudi Arabia declare war on nazi-Germany

1939-09-25

Versailles Peace Treaty forgot to include Andorra, so Andorra & Germany finally sign an official treaty ending WW I

1939-09-30

Germany & Russia agree to partition Poland

1939-10-08

Germany annexes Western Poland

1939-10-30

USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews

1939-12-22

125 die in train wreck at Magdeburg Germany

1939-12-22

99 die in 2nd wreck at Friedrichshafen Germany

1940-03-15

Hermann Goering says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest

1940-03-18

Benito Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France & Britain

1940-04-09

Germany invades Norway & Denmark during WW II (Denmark surrenders)

1940-05-14

Nazis bomb Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrenders to Germany

1940-05-17

Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France

1940-05-28

Belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up

1940-05-31

Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris to meet with Marshal August Pétain who announces he is willing to make a seperate peace with Germany

1940-06-09

Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II

1940-06-17

France asks Germany for terms of surrender in WW II

1940-06-17

Germany occupiers ration bread in Holland

1940-06-22

France falls to Nazi Germany; armistice signed, France disarms

1940-07-03

ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany

1940-07-03

British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in Mers-el-Kebir, Algeria, to prevent Germany seizing it.

1940-07-09

RAF bombs Germany

1940-07-20

Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands

1940-08-07

Alsace Lorraine is annexed by the Third Reich (Germany) during World War II

1940-08-25

First British night bombing of Germany (Berlin)

1940-09-27

Nazi Germany, Italy & Japan sign 10 year formal alliance (Axis)

1940-11-16

World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.

1940-11-26

Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw

1940-12-29

Germany begins dropping incendiary bombs on London (WW II)

1941-04-06

Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade (17,000 die)

1941-04-11

Germany blitzes Conventry, England

1941-04-17

World War II: The Kingdom of Yugoslavia surrenders to Germany.

1941-04-21

Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany

1941-05-13

Martin Bormann is named head of Nazi Chancellery in Germany

1941-05-19

Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis

1941-05-20

Germany invades Crete

1941-05-27

FDR declares state of emergency due to Germany's sinking of Robin Moor

1941-06-01

Germany bans all Catholic publications

1941-06-01

Germany occupies Crete

1941-06-18

Turkey signs peace treaty with nazi-Germany

1941-06-22

Germany attacks the Soviet Union & occupies the Baltic states

1941-06-22

Germany, Italy & Romania declare war on Soviet Union

1941-06-23

Germany occupies Telz, Lithuana

1941-06-27

Bialystok Poland falls to Germany

1941-06-30

World War II: Operation Barbarossa - Germany captures Lviv, Ukraine.

1941-08-12

French Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany

1941-09-01

Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David

1941-09-08

Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins

1941-10-16

Germany advances within 60 miles (96 K) of Moscow

1941-10-25

Germany attacks Moscow

1941-10-31

Prior to US joining WW II, Germany torpedoes US destroyer Reuben James

1941-11-12

Germany's drive to take Moscow halted

1941-11-27

USSR begins a counter offensive, causes Germany to retreat

1941-12-09

China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy

1941-12-11

Germany & Italy declare war on US

1942-02-12

3 German battle cruisers escape via Channel to Brest N Germany

1942-02-27

1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-03-29

The Bombing of Lübeck in World War II was the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.

1942-05-22

Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan

1942-06-07

Germany Armys march into Sebastopol

1942-06-13

1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km

1942-06-13

Germany puts 4 saboteurs on Long Island

1942-06-23

World War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190 is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.

1942-06-25

British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)

1942-07-04

US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins

1942-07-07

Germany troop march into Woronezj

1942-07-17

Transport nr 6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-07

Transport 16 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-17

Transport nr 20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-21

Transport nr 22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-22

Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1942-08-24

Transport nr 23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-26

Transport nr 24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-27

Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1942-08-28

Transport nr 25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-08-30

Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg

1942-09-04

Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-07

Transport nr 29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-11

Transport nr 31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-21

Transport nr 35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-09-23

Transport nr 36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-11-09

Transport number 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1942-11-11

During WW II Germany completes the occupation of France

1942-11-11

Transport nr 45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany

1942-12-05

Seyss-Inquart orders students in nazi-Germany to work

1942-12-24

1st powered flight of V-1 'buzz bomb', Peenemunde, Germany

1943-01-27

1st US air attack on Germany (Wilhelmshafen)

1943-01-31

Chile breaks contact with Germany & Japan

1943-02-05

Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission

1943-02-11

Transport nr 47 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1943-02-22

Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.

1943-03-05

RAF bombs Essen Germany

1943-04-30

Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry

1943-05-26

Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam

1943-06-01

Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die

1943-06-29

Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe

1943-07-13

Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 were lost by Germany

1943-07-17

RAF bombs Germany rocket base Peenemunde

1943-07-31

Transport nr 58 departs with French Jews to nazi Germany

1943-08-29

Danish Navy scuttles its warships so as not to be taken by Germany

1943-10-13

Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany

1943-11-21

7 Belgian ministers in London criticise King Leopold III for surrendering to Germany

1943-12-17

Transport 63 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-01-15

European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany

1944-01-27

Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed

1944-03-04

Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy

1944-03-18

Nazi Germany occupies Hungary

1944-03-25

Germany troop executes 335 residents of Rome

1944-03-25

RAF Flight Sgt Nicholas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet over Germany without a parachute; his fall was broken by pine trees and soft snow, and he suffered only a sprained leg.

1944-04-13

Transport nr 71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-05-30

Transport number 75 departs with French Jews to Nazi Germany

1944-06-13

Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) flying bomb (doodle-bugs) attacks

1944-07-19

1,200+ 8th US Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany

1944-07-20

Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Germany army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.

1944-07-29

Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours

1944-07-31

Transport nr 77 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-08-02

Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany

1944-08-22

Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

1944-09-04

Finland breaks diplomatic contact with Nazi Germany

1944-09-05

"Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany

1944-09-08

Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany

1944-09-11

US 5th Armored Division is 1st allied force to enter nazi-Germany

1944-09-12

US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time

1944-11-10

German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany

1944-12-14

Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany

1944-12-31

World War II: Hungary declares war on Germany.

1945-01-20

The Hungarian Provisional Government concludes an armistice with the USSR, US, and Britain, agree to pay reparations and to join the war against Germany

1945-02-09

-Feb 10] Germany destroys Ruhrdammen

1945-02-13

Allied planes bomb Dresden Germany; 135,000 die

1945-02-13

USSR captures Budapest, after 49-day battle with Germany; 159,000 die

1945-02-16

Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany

1945-02-24

Egypt & Syria declares war on nazi-Germany

1945-02-25

World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.

1945-03-04

Finland declares war on nazi-Germany

1945-03-07

US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine

1945-03-10

Germany blows-up Wessel Bridge on Rhine

1945-03-16

Würzburg, Germany is 90% destroyed, with 5,000 dead, in only 20 minutes by British bombers.

1945-03-21

During WW II Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany

1945-03-24

Generals Eisenhower, Montgomery & Bradley discuss advance in Germany

1945-04-04

US forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany

1945-04-14

WWII: US 7th Army & allies forces capture Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany

1945-04-16

US troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II

1945-04-16

Colditz Castle, the high-security prisoner of war camp in Germany, is liberated by American troops.

1945-04-25

Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmission

1945-04-25

Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany

1945-04-25

"Elbe Day" - US & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River during WWII invasion of Germany

1945-04-29

US liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau Germany

1945-05-01

About 1,000 citizens of Demmin in Germany, commit suicide provoked by occupation by Soviet Red Army

1945-05-05

World War II: Admiral Karl Dönitz, leader of Germany after Hitler's death, orders all U-boats to cease offensive operations and return to their bases.

1945-05-08

V-E Day; after Germany signs unconditional surrender it is announced WWII has ended in Europe

1945-06-04

US, Russia, Britain & France agree to split occupied Germany

1945-06-05

USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany

1945-06-17

Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)

1945-11-20

24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany

1946-04-21

Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany

1948-06-20

Deutsche Mark introduced in West Germany

1948-07-28

I G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die

1948-09-24

Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally), an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda during World War II, pleads not guilty to eight chargs of treason in Washington, DC

1949-05-23

Federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)

1949-07-29

Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends

1949-09-21

Federal Republic of [West] Germany created under 3-power occupation

1949-11-29

Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700

1950-06-10

Germany doesn't annex Oder-Neissegrens

1950-07-12

ILTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws

1950-08-23

West Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation

1950-08-29

International Olympic Committee votes to admit West Germany & Japan in 1952

1950-09-14

Western allies rearm West Germany

1951-03-13

Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany

1951-03-14

Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany

1951-04-18

France, West Germany & Benelux form European Steel & Coal Community

1951-05-01

600,000 march for peace & freedom in Germany

1951-07-09

US President Harry Truman asks Congress to formally end state of war with Germany

1951-07-26

Netherlands ends state of war with Germany

1951-10-19

US President Harry Truman formally ends state of war with Germany

1951-12-09

Voters approve merger of 3 states to form Baden-Wurttemberg, W Germany

1952-03-01

Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain

1953-03-15

West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1

1953-06-17

Riots in East Germany for reunification

1953-09-21

Allied forces form West Germany

1954-07-04

West Germany beats Hungary 3-2 for soccer's 5th World Cup in Bern

1954-07-17

Theodor Heuss re-elected president of West Germany

1954-10-22

West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1954-10-23

Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany

1955-01-25

Russia ends state of war with Germany

1955-03-25

E Germany granted full sovereignty by occupying power, USSR

1955-05-05

West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers

1955-05-06

West Germany joins NATO

1955-05-14

Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania

1956-08-17

Federal Constitutional Court bans the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) in West Germany

1957-02-01

Felix Wankel's first working prototype DKM 54 of the Wankel engine was running at the NSU research and development department Versuchsabteilung TX in Germany

1957-09-15

Adenauers CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany

1957-10-22

Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany

1958-11-27

USSR abrogates Allied war-time agreements on control of Germany

1959-05-01

West Germany introduces 5 day work week

1959-06-23

Convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in prison and allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany (where he resumed a scientific career).

1959-07-01

Heinrich Lubke elected pres of West-Germany

1959-07-01

Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West-Germany

1959-12-25

A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swatstikas

1960-02-24

US beats Germany in Olympic hockey finals round, 9-1

1960-04-08

Neth & Germany sign accord concerning war casualties

1960-08-30

East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

1960-09-30

West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany

1960-12-01

Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany for accusation of attempted arson.

1961-08-13

Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany

1961-08-20

East Germany begins erecting 5' high wall along the border with the west to replace the barbed wire put up Aug 13

1961-08-23

East Germany imposed new curbs on travel between West & East Berlin

1962-01-24

28 refugees escape from East to West Germany

1962-02-07

Gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298

1962-10-08

Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes the article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about a NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", which uncovered the sorry state of the Bundeswehr (Germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time. The magazine was soon accused of treason.

1963-01-22

The Elysée treaty of cooperation between France and Germany was signed by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer.

1963-08-01

Germany FR annexes Elten village

1963-11-07

Wunder von Lengede: In Germany, eleven miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days.

1964-03-10

US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany

1964-06-06

Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.

1964-06-11

West Germany seeks talks with Czechoslovakia

1964-09-09

German DR government allows short visits to West Germany

1965-02-26

West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania

1965-03-14

Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany

1965-05-12

Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations

1965-05-13

Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel

1965-09-16

Sobibor trial opens in Hagen West Germany

1966-07-30

England beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London

1968-04-08

New socialist constitution of East Germany takes effect

1968-09-28

Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr

1969-02-25

Germany gives $5 million to an Arab terrorist as ransom for the passengers and crew of a hijacked jumbo jet.

1969-03-05

Gustav Heinemann elected president of West Germany

1969-10-21

Willy Brandt elected chancellor of West Germany

1970-02-01

West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract

1970-03-21

Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the "agony of defeat guy" in the opening credits of ABC's Wide World of Sports.

1970-05-14

The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.

1970-08-31

59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)

1970-12-07

West Germany & Poland normalize relations

1971-03-01

Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM

1972-03-04

Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)

1972-06-18

West Germany wins soccer world championship

1972-09-06

Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre

1972-09-14

West Germany & Poland establish diplomatic relations

1972-12-21

Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany

1973-05-18

Russian party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany

1973-06-25

Udo Beyer of East Germany puts the shot a record 20.47 m

1973-10-01

USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens

1974-02-13

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist and historian, is deported from the Soviet Union to Frankfurt, West Germany and stripped of his Soviet citizenship

1974-07-07

West Germany beats Neth 2-1 for soccer's 10th World Cup in Munich

1974-12-10

Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun

1975-06-08

2 passenger trains collided near Munich Germany killing 35

1975-07-08

Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany

1975-08-03

Poland & West Germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans

1976-06-24

1975 movie "Rocky Horror Picture Show" released in Germany

1976-06-27

Air France Airbus hijacked in Germany to Uganda

1976-06-27

Air France A-300B Airbus hijacked from Athens arrives at Entebbe, Uganda; four hijackers members Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Bader-Meinhof Gang in Germany

1977-04-28

Andreas Baader & members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany

1977-05-25

"Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released

1978-01-19

The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America would continue until 2003.

1978-05-04

Russian president Brezhnev visits West-Germany

1978-09-20

Yamada Mumon Roshi visits Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach Germany

1979-05-23

West-Germany elects Karl Carstens president

1980-03-14

Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund West Germany won by Regoczy & Sallay

1980-05-26

Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties high jump record at 7'8"

1980-08-01

Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record

1980-11-13

Gabriella Brum, 18, of West Germany crowned 30th Miss World; she resigns the next day because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend

1980-11-15

Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany

1981-06-13

39 Unification church couples wed in Germany

1982-04-24

150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany

1982-07-11

Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for soccer's 12th World Cup in Madrid

1982-07-25

20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)

1982-07-31

Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)

1982-08-17

The first Compact Discs (CDs) were released to the public in Germany.

1982-08-29

The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

1982-10-01

West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt for Helmut Kohl

1983-06-02

1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" released in Germany

1983-06-16

Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany

1983-06-25

Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m

1983-07-24

21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switz (2-1)

1984-01-28

Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany

1984-06-09

Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts

1984-06-09

Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD

1984-07-20

Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m

1984-07-21

Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s

1985-10-06

Marita Koch of Germany sets 400m woman's record (47.6) in Australia

1985-12-22

74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2)

1986-06-19

Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in soccer's 13th World Cup

1986-06-21

Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)

1986-06-29

Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)

1986-08-29

Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)

1987-03-23

West Germany SPD chairman Willy Brandt resigns

1987-04-27

US Justice Dept bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II

1987-05-14

"Little Shop of Horrors" is released in Germany

1987-08-02

25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)

1988-06-09

"Bloodsport (1987)" premieres in Germany

1988-08-28

70 killed in crash of three Italian air force fighters at air show at Ramstein, Germany

1988-12-17

77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1)

1988-12-19

Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated

1989-09-30

Foreign Minister of West Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher's speech from the balcony of the German embassy in Prague.

1989-10-01

Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany

1989-12-01

East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution

1989-12-17

78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)

1990-02-13

US, Britain & France give Germany OK to reunify

1990-03-18

1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists

1990-04-24

West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st

1990-05-18

East and West Germany sign a monetary union treaty

1990-06-21

Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens

1990-06-30

East & West Germany merge their economies

1990-07-08

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup in Rome

1990-08-23

East & West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3

1990-08-29

C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, killing 13

1990-08-31

East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems

1990-09-24

East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact

1990-10-02

Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany

1990-10-02

Radio Berlin International's final transmission (links to Deutsche Welles of West Germany); final song is "The End" by Doors

1990-10-03

Reunification of East & West Germany. West German flag raised above Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight

1990-10-04

Regional elections held, in what is East Germany

1990-12-02

1st parlimentary election in newly reunified Germany

1991-02-13

Syria tells Germany they are ready to recognize Israel

1992-04-12

Earthquake rocks Germany

1992-07-19

30th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats Spain in Frankfurt Germany (2-1)

1993-05-29

Neo-Nazis kill 5 Turkish women in Solingen, Germany

1993-07-25

31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)

1993-10-31

Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million

1993-12-05

82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)

1994-03-27

The Eurofighter takes its first flight in Manching, Germany.

1994-04-18

23rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:21:45

1994-05-23

Roman Herzog elected president of Germany

1994-06-09

"Hudsucker Proxy" premieres in Germany

1994-06-17

1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs Bolivia in Chicago

1994-07-24

32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)

1994-07-30

Record 103.8°F (39.9°C) in Preschen Lausitz Germany

1994-07-31

102.7°F (39.3°C) in Pleschen, East-Germany

1994-10-09

Darmstadtium (element 110) created in Darmstadt, Germany

1994-11-17

3rd Germany government of Kohl forms

1995-04-17

24th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:25:11

1995-12-21

Martina Ertl of Germany wins her 3rd giant slalom world cup

1996-01-27

Germany celebrates its 1st Holocaust Remembrance Day

1996-04-15

25th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:27:12.6

1997-01-10

Italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map

1998-06-03

Eschede train disaster: an ICE high speed train derails in Lower Saxony, Germany, causing 101 deaths.

1998-06-14

World Bowl in Frankfurt Germany

1999-02-24

The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national involved in an armed robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2002-04-26

Robert Steinhäuser infiltrates and kills 17 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.

2002-06-30

Brazil beats Germany 2-0 for soccer's 17th World Cup in South Korea & Japan

2002-07-01

A Bashkirian Airlines (flight 2937) Tupolev TU-154 and a DHL (German cargo) Boeing 757 collide in mid-air over Ueberlingen, southern Germany, killing 71.

2005-10-10

Negotiations between the CDU/CSU and SPD in Germany had concluded that both parties would form a grand coaltion with Angela Merkel of the CDU as chancellor after both parties lost seats in the 2005 German federal election. She was subsequently elected in the Bundestag as chancellor on November 22 of the same year.

2005-11-22

Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.

2006-01-12

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, and Germany declare that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have reached a dead end and recommend that Iran be referred to the United Nations Security Council.

2006-07-09

Italy beats France 5-3 for soccer's 18th World Cup in Germany

2006-07-27

The Federal Republic of Germany is deemed guilty in the loss of Bashkirian 2937 and DHL Flight 611, because it is illegal to outsource flight surveillance.

2007-01-18

The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm off the coast of Devon, England.

2007-09-05

Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.

2008-11-13

Germany's economy, Europe's largest , contracted by 0.5% in the third quarter after GDP fell 0.4% in the second quarter, putting it in recession for the first time in five years

2008-11-14

Eurozone officially slips into recession for the first time since its creation in 1999, pushed down by recessions in Germany and Italy

2009-03-03

The building of the Historisches Archiv der Stadt Köln (Historical Archives) in Cologne, Germany, collapses.

2009-03-11

Winnenden school shooting - 17 people are killed at a school in Germany.

2009-11-13

Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today

2010-02-24

Europe risks a double-dip recession after bad results emerge from France, Germany and Italy, it is reported today; the Eurozone only grew by 0.1% in the last quarter of 2009

2011-05-02

The 2011 E. coli O104:H4 outbreak strikes Europe, mostly in Germany, leaving more than 30 people dead and many others sick from the bacteria outbreak.

2012-02-17

The President of Germany, Christian Wulff, resigns over a corruption scandal

2012-03-18

Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly

2012-05-30

A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre

2013-12-17

Angela Merkel is elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term

2014-07-08

Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 to make it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

2014-07-13

Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

2014-11-09

Celebrations held in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; white balloons marking a stretch of the wall symbolize its disappearance

2016-02-09

Train Crash in Germany Kills at Least 9, Injures 150

2016-07-25

Syrian man dies carrying bomb in Germany; 12 injured

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Germany - Notable Birthdays

Martin LutherNov 10, 1483

Johannes KeplerDec 27, 1571

Johann Michael BachAug 9, 1648

George IMay 28, 1660

HandelFeb 23, 1685

Johann Sebastian BachMar 31, 1685

Ludwig van BeethovenDec 16, 1770

Friedrich von SchellingJan 27, 1775

GrimmJan 4, 1785

GrimmFeb 24, 1786

Richard WagnerMay 22, 1813

Otto Von BismarckApr 1, 1815

Ferdinand von ZeppelinJul 8, 1838

Thomas NastSep 27, 1840

Gerhart HauptmannNov 15, 1862

Eugen FischerJul 5, 1874

Thomas MannJun 6, 1875

Konrad AdenauerJan 5, 1876

Hans FischerJul 27, 1881

Adolf HitlerApr 20, 1889

Joseph GoebbelsOct 29, 1897

Marlene DietrichDec 27, 1901

Leni RiefenstahlAug 22, 1902

Hannah ArendtOct 14, 1906

Werner von BraunMar 23, 1912

Benedict XVIApr 16, 1927

Anne FrankJun 12, 1929

John McEnroeFeb 16, 1959

Sylvia HanikaNov 30, 1959

Ron MacLeanApr 12, 1960

Boris BeckerNov 22, 1967

Michael SchumacherJan 3, 1969

Steffi GrafJun 14, 1969

Anke HuberDec 4, 1974

Germany - Birthdays
Date Event
1074-02-12

Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)

1194-12-26

Frederick II, Iesi Italy, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans (Germany), Sicily and Jerusalem

1218-05-01

Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)

1228-04-25

Conrad IV, Andria Italy, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily (d. 1254)

1276-10-04

Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany (d. 1311)

1368-02-15

Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)

1397-08-10

Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)

1397-08-16

Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany

1471-05-21

Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker

1471-08-27

George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)

1483-11-10

Martin Luther, Eisleben Germany, founded Protestantism, (d.1546)

1494-03-24

Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)

1498-12-19

Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist

1501-01-17

Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)

1503-10-23

Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)

1511-11-22

Erasmus Reinhold, Germany, mathematician (calculated planetary table)

1552-07-18

Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)

1556-08-10

Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer

1564-03-09

David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)

1571-02-15

Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)

1571-12-27

Johannes Kepler, Weil der Stadt, Germany, astronomer (planetary Motion), (d. 1630)

1575-07-25

Christoph Scheiner, Germany, astronomer

1587-11-16

Joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha)

1597-12-23

Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"

1604-07-08

Heinrich Albert, Germany, composer (Arien oder Melodien)

1633-09-08

Ferdinand IV of Germany (d. 1654)

1648-08-09

Johann Michael Bach, Arnstadt Germany, composer (In Dulci Jubilo), (d. 1694)

1653-01-07

Bernhard Albinus, Germany, court-physician (Frederick of Prussia)

1653-05-30

Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Empress consort of Germany (d. 1676)

1660-05-28

George I, Hanover, Germany, King of England (1714-27)

1681-03-14

Georg Philipp Telemann, Magdeburg Germany, late baroque composer

1681-09-28

Johann Mattheson, Hamburg Germany, composer

1684-09-18

Johann Gottfried Walther, Erfurt Germany, composer/Musicographer

1685-02-23

George Frideric Handel, Halle Germany, baroque composer and (Messiah, Water Music)

1685-03-31

Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)

1728-02-21

Peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian Tsar (1762) and husband of Catherine the Great

1729-01-22

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Germany, critic/dramatist

1750-03-16

Caroline Lucretia Herchel, Hanover, Germany, 1st mod woman astronomer

1759-11-10

Frederich von Schiller, Germany, poet/lyricist (Ode to Joy) (d. 1805)

1762-01-23

Christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini)

1763-07-17

John Jacob Astor, Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader

1770-12-16

Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn, Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), (d. 1827)

1772-03-10

Friedrich von Schlegel, Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)

1775-01-27

Friedrich von Schelling, Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity)

1776-05-04

Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist

1777-10-18

Heinrich von Kleist, Germany, dramatist/poet (Penthesilea)

1784-04-05

Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Germany, violin virtuoso/composer (Faust)

1785-01-04

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, philologist and folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" (d. 1863)

1786-02-24

Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)

1786-11-18

Carl Maria von Weber, Germany, romantic composer (Der Freischutz), [or 19]

1787-03-06

Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)

1788-02-22

Arthur Schopenhauer, Germany, philosopher (Great Pessimist)

1791-09-05

Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vogelsdorf Germany, composer (Golt Und Die Natur)

1793-04-15

Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers

1795-10-15

Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)

1797-01-04

Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)

1797-12-13

Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)

1801-11-03

Karl Baedeker, Germany, published travel books

1804-11-27

Julius Benedict, Stuttgart Germany, opera composer (Protoghesi)

1805-02-13

Peter G L Dirichlet, Germany, number theorist/analysist

1808-01-27

David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)

1808-10-24

Carl Bernhard von Cotta, Meiningen, Germany, German geologist

1809-07-09

Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist

1811-03-31

Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen, Germany, chemist (Bunsen Burner)

1812-06-08

Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)

1813-03-20

Matthias Keller, Ulm Germany, hymm writer (O Farther un High)

1813-05-22

Richard Wagner, Leipsig Germany, composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman)

1813-07-26

Isaac Baumann, Kassel Hesse, Germany, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa

1815-04-01

Otto Von Bismarck, Germany, chancellor (1866-90)

1815-10-31

Karl Weierstrass, Germany, mathematician (theory of functions)

1816-01-23

Carl Herrmann, near Hanover Germany, stage magician

1819-03-26

Louise Otto, Germany, author/feminist

1819-03-31

Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1901)

1820-11-28

Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator

1821-02-16

Heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)

1822-01-02

Rudolph J E Clausius, Germany, physicist (thermodynamics)

1826-01-06

Herman Grimm, Germany, writer/novelist (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

1830-01-07

Albert Bierstadt, Germany, painter (US landscapes)

1830-03-15

Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)

1831-06-28

Joseph Joachim, Kittsee Germany, violinist (Hungarian Concerto)

1833-05-07

Johannes Brahms, Hamburg Germany, composer

1834-03-17

Gottlieb Daimler, Germany, engineer/inventor/designed 1st motorcycle

1838-01-06

Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer

1838-07-08

Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Baden Germany, inventor (rigid dirigibles), (d. 1917)

1840-01-23

Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)

1840-09-27

Thomas Nast, Landau Germany, political cartoonist of late 1800s America

1840-09-28

Rudolf Baumbach, Thuringia [Germany], writer of student drinking songs

1840-11-21

Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia

1842-02-22

Carl Rosa, Hamburg Germany, founder (Rosa opera company)

1843-08-31

Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1919)

1846-01-05

Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)

1846-05-08

Oscar Hammerstein, Germany, opera/playwright (Kohinoor)

1847-03-27

Otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910)

1848-11-08

Gottlob Frege, Germany, mathematician/logician (Begriffsschrift)

1849-04-21

Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization

1849-05-03

Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1929)

1849-11-22

Friedrich von Bernhardi, German historian (Germany & the Next War)

1850-02-22

Isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)

1850-06-06

Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)

1850-11-09

Lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist

1851-05-20

Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record)

1853-09-02

Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)

1854-03-14

Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908)

1854-03-23

Alfred Milner, Giessen Germany, British governor (Cape colony)

1854-05-11

Ottmar Mergenthaler, Hachtel Germany, inventor (linotype)

1854-09-01

Engelbert Humperdinck, Germany, opera composer (Parisfal)

1857-09-08

Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)

1859-04-08

Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)

1862-11-15

Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)

1863-06-02

Paul Felix Weingartner, Germany, conductor (Zara, Dalmatia)

1864-06-11

Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)

1864-11-11

Alfred Hermann Fried, Germany, pacifist (Nobel 1911)

1865-02-09

Erich von Drygalski, Germany, geographer/glaciologist/Antarctic expl

1865-04-01

Richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925)

1865-04-09

Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity

1865-04-09

Erich Ludendorff, general (Germany)

1865-04-22

Halbert Brown, My Four Years in Germany

1866-01-31

Emil Strauss, Germany, writer (Naked Man)

1866-06-26

Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities)

1867-07-08

Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)

1867-09-07

Albert Basserman, Mannheim Germany, actor (Foreign Correspondant) Dies 1952

1867-12-22

[Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, Germany. Soldier and politician

1868-07-12

Stefan George, Germany, lyric poet (Algabal)

1868-12-24

Emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)

1870-01-06

Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)

1871-03-27

Heinrich Mann, Germany, novelist/essayist (Blue Angel); bros of Thomas

1872-04-17

Mark M. Dintenfass, My Four Years in Germany

1873-03-10

Jakob Wassermann, Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)

1873-06-03

Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)

1873-06-29

Leo Frobenius, Berlin, Germany, German ethnologist and archaeologist (African cultures)

1874-04-15

Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)

1874-07-05

Eugen Fischer, Bade Germany, Nazi physician (Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), (d. 1967)

1874-07-28

Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)

1875-01-21

Paul E Kahle, Germany, professor of oriental studies

1875-02-04

Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics)

1875-06-06

Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)

1875-12-02

Frank Reicher, Munich Germany, actor (King Kong, Son of Kong)

1876-01-05

Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)

1876-01-05

Konrad Adenauer, Germany Chooses

1876-09-15

Bruno Walter, [B W Schlesinger], Berlin Germany, conductor (NY Phil)

1879-02-06

Carl Ramsauer, Berlin, Germany, professor of physics and a research physicist (Ramsauer-Townsend effect)

1880-05-29

Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)

1880-06-29

Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")

1881-03-23

Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)

1881-04-16

E.F.L. Wood, A New Germany: 1933-1939

1881-07-27

Hans Fischer, Munich Germany, physicist (Nobel 1930), (d. 1945)

1881-12-12

Harry M. Warner, My Four Years in Germany

1882-05-06

Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (d. 1951)

1882-12-11

Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)

1883-02-23

Karl Jaspers, Oldenburg Germany, existentialist philosopher

1883-05-18

Walter Gropius, Berlin Germany, architect (Bauhaus school of design)

1883-10-05

Ernst Pittschau, Germany Year Zero

1883-12-26

Carl Oscar Ahues, Germany, International Chess Master (1950)

1884-01-21

Katie Sandwina, Germany, legendary woman weight-lifter

1884-01-26

Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)

1884-01-31

Theodor Heuss, 1st President of Germany (Bundespräsident) (d. 1963)

1884-03-26

Wilhelm Backhaus, Leipzig Germany, pianist (Rubinstein 1905)

1884-04-12

Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)

1884-06-23

Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)

1884-07-23

Emil Jannings, Germany, actor (Faust, Passion, Blue Angel)

1884-10-11

Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany

1885-03-20

Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe

1885-05-14

Otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)

1885-06-12

Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)

1886-03-18

Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist

1887-12-17

Hermine Reuss, Empress of Germany and Duchess of Bohemia (d. 1947)

1888-02-27

Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)

1888-11-24

Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Cologne Germany, actor (Metropolis, Spies)

1889-01-08

Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)

1889-04-20

Adolf Hitler, Braunau, Austria, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45)

1889-09-26

Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time)

1889-10-03

Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)

1890-01-07

Henny Porten, Magdeburg Germany, silent screen star (Deception)

1890-12-05

Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)

1891-01-08

Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)

1891-04-02

Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)

1891-05-13

Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)

1891-06-21

Hermann Scherchen, Berlin Germany, conductor (Nature of Music)

1892-01-28

Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, producer and film director (Love Parade)

1892-09-22

Hans Albers, Hamburg Germany, actor (Blue Angel)

1892-12-06

Lina Carstens, Wiesbaden Germany, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug)

1893-01-22

Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)

1893-10-17

Fritz Ascher, Berlin Germany, German Expressionist artist

1893-12-13

Curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day)

1894-02-25

Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!)

1894-06-25

Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)

1894-12-19

Paul Dessau, Hamburg Germany, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33)

1895-03-02

Felix Bressart, Germany, actor (Ninotchka, Escape, Crossroads)

1895-07-10

Carl Orff, Munich Germany, composer (Antigonae; Mozart prize 1969)

1895-09-01

Edit Angold, Germany, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel)

1895-11-25

Wilhelm Kempff, Juterbog Germany, pianist (Unter dem Zimbelstern)

1895-12-27

Sig Arno, Hamburg, Germany, actor (Holiday in Havana)

1897-02-04

Ludwig Erhard, chancellor of Germany (CDU)

1897-04-23

Lucius du Bignon Clay, US, general (WW II)/gov (West Germany)

1897-07-05

Paul Ben-Haim, [Frankenburger], Munich Germany, Israeli composer

1897-10-29

[Paul] Joseph Goebbels, Rheydt, Germany, Nazi Reich Minister of Information and Propaganda

1897-11-12

Karl Marx, Germany, composer/conductor

1898-02-10

Bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer

1898-11-11

Father Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Germany, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher

1899-01-22

Guido Kisch, Czech/German/US historian (Jews in medieval Germany)

1899-03-10

Robert Meier, German WW1 veteran, formerly Germany's oldest man. (d. 2007)

1899-07-23

Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany

1899-12-22

Gustaf Gruendgens, Duesseldorf, Germany, actor and director (M, Faust)

1900-01-28

Anni Holdmann, Germany, 100m runner (Olympic-1928)

1900-03-02

Kurt J Weill, Dessau Germany, composer/Brecht collaborator (Mahogany)

1900-03-23

Erich Fromm, Frankfurt Germany, psychologist (Sane Society)

1900-10-15

Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus)

1901-01-03

Eric Voegelin, Germany, US philosopher (Order & History)

1901-05-17

Werner Egk, Auchsesheim Germany, composer (Die Zaubergeige)

1901-06-23

Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director

1901-07-07

Gustav Knuth, Braunschweig Germany, actor (Freddy Unter Fremden)

1901-12-27

Marlene Dietrich [Maria Losch], Berlin Germany, singer/actress (Blue Angel), (d. 1992)

1902-02-15

Johanna Karl-Lory, Germany Pale Mother

1902-03-21

Carl Jaffe, Hamburg Germany, actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement)

1902-06-15

Erik Erikson, Frankfurt Germany, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase "identity crisis"

1902-08-13

Felix Wankel, Germany, inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine)

1902-08-22

Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland)

1902-08-25

Stefan Wolpe, Berlin Germany, composer (Zeus & Elidco)

1903-10-08

Lina Radke, Germany, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1928)

1904-09-14

Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)

1904-9-13

Leon Johnson, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1905-01-17

Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)

1905-06-19

Max Kolpé, Germany Year Zero

1905-09-27

Ernest Baier, Germany, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1936)

1905-11-09

Erika Mann, German/US author (Other Germany)/daughter of Thomas Mann

1906-03-19

Adolf Eichmann, Ruhr Germany, Nazi Gestapo officer

1906-04-23

Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise)

1906-06-09

Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)

1906-10-14

Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)

1907-03-24

Martin Kosleck, Germany, actor (Pursuit to Algiers)

1907-06-25

J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)

1907-08-13

Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer

1908-03-26

Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, Essen Germany, tennis star (French 1935)

1908-09-05

Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer

1909-03-19

Otto John, Inside the Reich: Germany - 1940-1944

1909-04-24

Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)

1909-09-09

Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)

1910-01-19

Willi Schmidt, Germany, director

1910-03-16

Norman Wooland, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Hamlet)

1910-03-27

Rudi Ball, Germany, Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic-bronze-1932)

1910-06-14

Rudolf Kempe, Niederpoyritz Germany, conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72)

1910-08-01

Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist

1910-10-28

Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint

1910-11-11

Franz Kemser, Germany, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1952)

1910-9-24

Isobel Lillian Steele, I Was a Captive of Nazi Germany

1911-03-16

Peter Schubert, Germany in Autumn

1911-04-01

Gunther Rennert, Essen Germany, opera director/producer

1911-04-26

Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen)

1911-06-29

Bernhard, Germany, Prince (Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands)

1911-07-28

Gerhard Stoeck, Germany, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1936)

1911-10-15

James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)

1911-11-29

Klaus E J Fuchs, Rüsselsheim Germany, German/British atomic physicist/spy

1912-01-21

Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)

1912-03-23

Alfred Schwarzmann, Germany, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1936)

1912-03-23

Werner von Braun, Wirsitz Germany, rocket expert (I Aim at the Stars)

1912-06-09

Ingolf Dahl, Hamburg Germany, composer (Andante & Arioso)

1912-06-18

Henry Brandon, Berlin Germany, actor (Drums of Fu Manchu)

1912-08-25

Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)

1912-09-19

Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)

1913-02-25

Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)

1913-07-02

Edith Heerdegen, Dresden Germany, actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti)

1913-07-16

Peter Van Eyck, Steinwehr Germany, actor (Brain, Wages of Fear)

1913-11-24

Gisela Mauermeyer, Germany, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1936)

1914-03-24

Lilli Palmer, Posen Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil, Sebastian)

1914-05-24

Lilli Palmer, [Peiser], Germany, actress (Gentle Sex, Lotte in Weimar)

1914-07-01

Cristyl Cranz, Germany, slalom (Olympic-gold-1936)

1914-09-21

John Kluge, Chemnitz Germany, media CEO (Metromedia)/billionaire

1914-12-14

Karl Carstens, German (CDU)/pres Germany (1979-84)

1915-02-17

Stuart Hood, Nemesis: Germany - February-May 1945

1915-08-25

Walter Trampler, Munich Germany, violist (Beaux Arts Trio)

1915-09-06

Franz Josef Strauss, Germany, nazi/minister of defense (1956-62)

1916-11-08

Peter Weiss, Germany, Swedish author/dramatist/novelist (Marat/Sade)

1917-04-01

Franz-Otto Krüger, Germany Year Zero

1917-04-16

Charlotte Salomon, Berlin Germany, German-Jewish artist

1918-03-10

Guenther Rall, Germany's Last Ace - Part 1

1918-04-06

Karen Verne, Berlin Germany, actress (Madame X)

1918-06-11

Heinz Petruo, Germany Pale Mother

1918-10-20

Anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna)

1918-11-20

Dora Ratjen, Germany, man possing as woman high jumper (Oly-4th-1936)

1918-12-23

Helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of Germany (SPD, 1974- )

1919-04-20

Axel von dem Bussche, The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945

1919-06-12

Uta Hagen, Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting

1920-03-20

Werner Klemperer, Cologne Germany, actor (Col Klink-Hogan's Heroes)

1920-04-15

Richard von Weizsacker, baron/president (Germany, 1984-94)

1920-08-16

Charles Bukowski, Andernach Germany, US writer (Hollywood: A Novel)

1920-10-08

Maxie Herber, Germany, figure skater pairs (Olympic-gold-1936)

1920-10-13

Albert Hague, Berlin Germany, actor (Mr Shorofsky-Fame)

1920-12-12

Otto Friebel, Germany in Autumn

1921-01-20

Bernt Engelmann, Germany, writer

1921-03-25

Simone Signoret, Weisbaden Germany, (Casque d'Or, Room at the Top)

1921-05-12

Joseph Beuys, Germany, avant-garde painter/politician

1921-07-23

Heinz Bennent, Aachen Germany, Actor (Possession)

1921-12-21

William Reid, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1922-08-15

Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie)

1922-09-14

Michel Auclair, [Vujovic], Germany, actor (Story of a Love Story)

1922-12-19

Walter Höllerer, Germany Pale Mother

1923-01-19

Hellmut Lange, Hitler: A Film from Germany

1923-08-26

Wolfgang Sawallisch, Munich Germany, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70)

1925-01-13

Rosemary Murphy, Munich Germany, actress (Margaret-Lucas Tanner)

1925-02-22

Gerard Hoffnung, Berlin Germany, artist/humorist/musician

1925-03-16

Cornell Borchers, Germany, actress (Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul)

1925-03-22

Wolfgang Bächler, Germany in Autumn

1925-04-26

Frank Hahn, Berlin, Germany, British economist (Hahn's Problem), (d. 2013)

1925-05-28

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zehlendorf Germany, baritone (Doktor Faust), (d. 2012)

1925-12-28

Hildegard Knef, Ulm Germany, actress (Touch of Class, Mozambique), (d. 2002)

1926-02-03

Hans-Jochen Vogel, leader of West Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)

1926-03-30

Werner Torkanowsky, Berlin Germany, conductor (New Orleans Symph)

1926-04-18

Gunter Meisner, Germany, actor (Between Wars, Quiller Memorandum)

1926-06-06

Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)

1926-07-03

William Roll, Bremen, Germany, parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), (d. 2012)

1926-07-24

Hans-Gunther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)

1926-09-25

John Ericson, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Sam Bolt-Honey West)

1926-10-12

Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)

1926-10-20

Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)

1927-03-16

Karlheinz Boehm, Germany, actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural)

1927-04-16

Pope Benedict XVI [Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger], Marktl, Bavaria, Germany, Catholic Pope (2005-2013)

1928-01-27

Hans Modrow, a German politician, premier of East Germany

1928-03-16

Christa Ludwig, Berlin Germany, soprano (Vienna State Opera)

1928-06-04

Ruth Westheimer, Germany, sex therapist (WYNY-FM)

1928-11-20

Rex Reason, Berlin Germany, actor (Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s)

1928-12-08

Ulric Neisser, Kiel, Germany, America psychologist (Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns, Bell Curve task force head), (d. 2012)

1929-04-06

Andre Previn, Berlin Germany, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist

1929-06-10

Harald Juhnke, Berlin Germany, actor (Guitars of Love)

1929-06-12

Anne Frank, Frankfurt Germany, Dutch Jewish Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)

1930-04-03

Helmut Kohl, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Politician and Chancellor of West Germany 1982-90, Reunified Germany 1990-98

1930-07-03

Carlos Kleiber, Berlin Germany, conductor (Bavarian State Orch 1968)

1930-09-26

Fritz Wunderlich, Kusel Germany, tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58)

1930-09-27

Igor Kipnis, Berlin Germany, harpsichordist/professor (Fairfield)

1931-01-08

Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)

1931-04-27

Hans Kwiet, Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

1932-10-05

Neal Ascherson, A New Germany: 1933-1939

1933-09-10

Karl Lagerfeld, Hamburg Germany, German fashion designer (Chanel)

1933-12-04

Horst Buchholz, Berlin Germany, actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe)

1934-06-26

Josef Sommer, Germany, actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March)

1934-09-02

Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), Potsdam Germany, German artist, worked collaboratively with Bernd Becher her husband

1935-07-29

Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)

1935-10-02

Gisela Stein, Germany Pale Mother

1935-12-11

Ferdinand A. Porsche, Stuttgart, Germany, car designer (Porsche 911), (d. 2012)

1936-01-11

Eve Hesse, Hamburg Germany, German born Jewish-American sculptor.

1936-01-23

Horst Mahler, Germany in Autumn

1936-02-29

Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)

1936-08-12

Hans Haacke, Cologne Germany, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes)

1936-11-15

Wolf Biermann, Germany in Autumn

1937-02-08

Manfred Krug, Duisburg Germany, actor (Boxer)

1937-02-20

Robert Huber, Munich Germany, biochemist (Nobel 1988)

1937-03-19

Egon Krenz, President of East Germany

1937-03-20

Helmut Recknagel, Germany, 90m ski jump (Olympic-gold-1960)

1937-04-16

Hugh Raggett, A New Germany: 1933-1939

1937-10-29

Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)

1937-9-01

Charles Douglas Home, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1938-11-23

Herbert Achternbusch, Munich Germany, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin)

1938-12-13

Heino, Heino - Made in Germany

1939-07-19

Rainer von Artenfels, Hitler: A Film from Germany

1940-01-19

Bernhard Sinkel, Germany in Autumn

1940-02-20

Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor

1940-07-27

Alf Brustellin, Germany in Autumn

1940-11-05

Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], Berlin Germany, actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar)

1940-11-20

Helma Sanders-Brahms, Emden Germany, director (Apple Trees, Manoever)

1940-11-20

Helma Sanders-Brahms, Germany Pale Mother

1940-11-25

Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)

1940-12-13

Edith Clever, Wuppertal Germany, actress (Parsifal, L'Adolescente)

1941-03-14

Wolfgang Petersen, Emden Germany, actor (Shattered, Enemy Mine)

1941-04-06

Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)

1941-07-09

Karin von Aroldingen, Germany, ballet dancer (NYC Ballet Co)

1942-02-21

Margarethe Von Trotta, Berlin Germany, actress/director (Marianne)

1942-07-24

Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)

1943-02-22

Horst Köhler, President of Germany

1943-02-27

Klaus Köste, Frankfurt, Germany, gymnast (Olympic Gold 1972- vault), (d. 2012)

1943-05-29

Maximiliane Mainka, Germany in Autumn

1943-07-29

Ingrid Kramer, Dresden Germany, diver (Olympic-gold-1964)

1943-09-28

Nick St Nicholas, Hamburg Germany, rock bassist (Steppenwolf)

1943-12-24

Christiane Schmidtmer, Heidelberg Germany, actress (Ship of Fools)

1944-04-07

Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of Germany

1944-04-23

Niklaus Schilling, Basel Germany, director (Dormire, Atem, Rheingold)

1944-10-14

Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)

1945-05-21

Ernst Willi Messerschmid, Reutlingen Germany, astronaut (STS 22)

1945-07-16

Kellie Everts, Kalv Germany, Miss nude Universe (1968)

1945-07-19

George Dzunda, Rosenheim Germany, actor (Deer Hunter, Law & Order)

1946-06-20

Andre Watts, Nuremberg Germany, concert pianist (Oberon)

1947-10-31

Frank Shorter, Munich Germany, US marathoner (Oly-gold/silver-72, 76)

1948-03-28

John Evan, Jethro Tull: Jack in the Green - Live in Germany 1970-93

1948-04-12

Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany

1948-09-07

Susan Blakely, Frankfurt Germany, actress (Rich Man Poor Man)

1948-10-09

Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)

1948-11-22

Radomir Antic, Group D: Germany vs Serbia

1948-12-06

Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, Duesseldorf Germany, rocker (Stinker)

1949-01-11

Tom Netherton, Munich Germany, singer (Lawrence Welk Show)

1949-04-13

Jean-Jacques Favier, Kehl Germany, astronaut (STS 78)

1950-02-02

Barbara Sukowa, Germany, actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)

1950-05-18

Thomas Gottschalk, Bamberg Germany, (Telespiele)

1950-06-04

Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)

1950-08-02

Mathieu Carriere, Hanover West Germany, actor (Bay Boy, Woman in Flames)

1951-10-12

Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton)

1951-10-24

Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)

1952-10-19

Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo (Oly-76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)

1952-10-21

Brent Mydland, Munich Germany, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots)

1953-05-25

Gaetano Scirea, Final: Italy vs West Germany

1953-09-02

Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut

1953-11-25

Monique St Pierre, Weisbaden Germany, playmate of year (Nov, 1978)

1954-05-21

Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)

1954-07-17

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

1954-12-14

Eva Mattes, Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)

1954-12-14

Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)

1955-10-11

Hans-Peter Briegel, Final: Italy vs West Germany

1955-11-28

Alessandro Altobelli, Final: Italy vs West Germany

1956-01-28

Peter Schilling, Stuttgart Germany, rocker

1956-05-03

Bernd Förster, Final: Italy vs West Germany

1956-05-04

Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt West Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)

1956-12-04

Herbert Groenemeyer, Germany, rocker (OE, Luxus, Chaos, Spruenge)

1956-12-18

Reinhold Ewald, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)

1957-02-16

LeVar Burton, Landstuhl Germany, (Roots, Star Trek Next Generation)

1957-11-13

Ronald Shusett, Hamburg Germany, author (Project Mankind)

1957-12-15

Tim Reynolds, Wiesbaden, Germany, guitarist (Dave Matthews Band)

1958-01-24

Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion

1958-02-14

Perry Stephens, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Loving, All My Children)

1958-03-08

Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star

1958-05-21

Sabine Bischoff, Tauberbischofsheim, Germany, fencer (Oly Gld 1984), (d. 2013)

1958-05-23

Thomas Reiter, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-22)

1958-12-23

Denise McConnell, Weisbaden Germany, playmate (March, 1979)

1959-01-14

Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)

1959-02-16

John McEnroe, Wiesbaden, Germany, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimb 1981, 83, 84)

1959-05-19

Nicole Brown Simpson, Frankford Germany, Mrs OJ Simpson (murdered)

1959-11-30

Sylvia Hanika, Munich West Germany, tennis player (Avon-1982)

1960-04-12

Ron MacLean, Zweibrücken Germany, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada)

1960-07-27

Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star

1961-01-02

Jose Cuciuffo, Final: Argentina vs West Germany

1961-01-24

Nastassja Kinski, Berlin Germany, actress (Tess, Cat People)

1961-02-10

Eva Pfaff, West Germany, tennis star

1961-05-07

Linda Somers, Bitburg Germany, US marathoner (Olympics-31st-96)

1961-12-26

Jörg Schüttauf, Berlin Is in Germany

1962-04-29

Dieter Hegen, Kaufbeuren GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1962-11-03

Kimberly Evenson, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (September, 1984)

1963-01-21

Detlef Schrempf, Germany, NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)

1963-04-23

Benoit Doucet, Montreal Quebec, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1963-05-29

Tracey E Bregman, Munich Germany, actress (Lauren-Bold & Beautiful, Days of Our Life)

1963-06-13

Josef Heiss, Garmisch GER, hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998)

1963-06-29

Anne-Sophie Mutter, Rheinfeldin Germany, violinist (Berlin Phil)

1963-08-01

Mark Wright, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1963-09-18

Rich Weiss, Munich Germany, US slalom single kayak (Olympics-6th-96)

1963-11-04

Michael Heidt, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1963-11-07

Michael Heidt, Calgary Alberta, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)

1963-11-13

Thilo Timothy Newman, Hamburg Germany, writer (Freejack, Alien)

1963-11-17

Marco T Dawson, Freising Germany, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milw-2nd)

1964-03-24

Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star

1964-04-04

Paul Parker, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1964-05-28

Mark MacKay, Brandon GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1964-06-17

Michael Gross, West Germany, swimmer (Olympic-2 world records-1984)

1964-11-12

Thomas Berthold, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1964-9-21

André Mantz, A Love in Germany

1965-01-09

Georg Franz, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany, Landshut)

1965-02-21

Jayson Meyer, Regina Saskatchewan, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)

1965-03-11

Eric Jelen, West Germany, tennis star

1965-04-07

Alexander Mronz, Cologne Germany, tennis star

1965-04-24

Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)

1965-06-24

Uwe Krupp, Cologne, Germany, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98)

1965-10-29

Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 West of England Pro)

1965-12-07

Peter Draisaitl, Karvina CZE, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1966-02-11

Patrick Kuhnen, West Germany, tennis star

1966-03-16

Brad Bergen, PA Sask, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1966-04-04

Myriam Schropp, West Germany, tennis star

1966-07-22

Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1966-07-25

Elke Jeinsen, Hanover Germany, playmate (May, 1993)

1966-09-01

Katja Bienert, Berlin Germany, actress (Praxis Bulowbogen)

1967-04-26

Klaus Merk, Augsburg GER, hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998)

1967-07-21

Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star

1967-08-15

Ercan Karacayli, Almanya: Welcome to Germany

1967-08-18

Julie Kristen Smith, Nuhremburg Germany, choreographer (Showgirls)

1967-11-11

Berivan Kaya, Almanya: Welcome to Germany

1967-11-22

Boris Becker, Leimen Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89)

1968-02-07

Martin Sinner, Koblenz Germany, tennis star (1990 Pretoria)

1968-02-07

Michael Stich, Germany, tennis star

1968-03-20

Jurgen Rumrich, Miesbach GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1968-04-03

Bernd Karbacher, Germany, tennis star

1968-07-13

Silke Meier, Wiesbaden Germany, tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging)

1968-07-27

Christina Singer, Goeppingen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures GBR)

1968-08-05

Andreas Lupzig, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1968-10-18

Michael Stich, Germany, tennis star

1968-11-11

Jo Kittsee, Germany, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)

1968-12-03

Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star

1969-01-01

Reemt Pyka, Bremerhaven GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)

1969-01-03

Michael Schumacher, Hurth, Germany, Formula One racing driver (seven time world champion)

1969-01-11

Reemt Pyka, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1969-02-09

Thomas Brandl, Bad Tolz GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1969-05-29

Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)

1969-06-14

Steffi Graf, Mannheim West Germany, tennis player (22 Grand Slam singles titles)

1969-07-12

Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)

1969-07-31

Rudolf Martin, Germany, actor (Anton-All My Children)

1969-08-19

Scott Ford, Norbrooke Germany, golfer (1994 Trafalgar CPGA-2nd)

1969-11-04

Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)

1969-12-07

Sabine Hack, West Germany, tennis star

1970-02-20

Leo Stefan, Chelyabinsk Russia, hockey forward (Team Germany)

1970-02-22

Leo Stefan, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1970-04-09

Olaf Kolzig, Johannesburg SAF, NHL goalie (Team Germany, Washington)

1970-04-18

Heike Friedrich, East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)

1970-08-25

Claudia Schiffer, Rheinbach Germany, super model (Elle, Rolling Stone)

1970-09-29

Tina Fischer, Bad Nauheim Germany, golfer (European Amat champ 1994)

1971-02-23

Torsten Kienass, Berlin GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)

1971-05-18

Daniel Gowing, Germany, NZ judoka (Olympics-96)

1971-07-17

Daniel Kunce, Sumperk GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1972-02-20

Corinna Harney, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (Aug, 1991)

1972-04-28

Jan Benda, Reet Belgium, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1972-06-19

Brian McBride, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1972-12-31

Gregory Coupet, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1973-03-15

Franca Fehlauer, Hamburg Germany, golfer (Belgian Intl Jr champ 1991)

1973-03-30

Jan Koller, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1973-07-04

Nick Brinkmann, Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation

1973-07-15

Yasemin Samdereli, Almanya: Welcome to Germany

1973-07-20

Claudio Reyna, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1973-08-09

Jochen Molling, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1973-12-15

Mirko Ludemann, Weiwasser GER, NHL defenseman (Team Germany, Colorado)

1973-12-24

Eddie Pope, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1974-03-20

Carsten Ramelow, Final: Germany vs. Brazil

1974-08-28

Carsten Jancker, Final: Germany vs. Brazil

1974-10-10

Naike Rivelli, Germany, model/daughter of Ornella Muti

1974-11-22

Meike Babel, Langen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures-Paderborn-GER)

1974-12-01

Costinha, Third Place: Germany vs Portugal

1974-12-04

Anke Huber, Ludwigshafen Germany, tennis star (1996 finalist Australian)

1975-01-29

Hendrik Dreekmann, Germany, tennis star

1975-02-04

Miriam Ruppert, Miss Universe-Germany (1996)

1975-04-14

Petra Begerow, Germany, tennis star (1996 quarter Hilton Head)

1975-06-15

Agathe Neuner, Miss Germany Universe (1997)

1975-06-23

Alexander Serikow, Landshut GER, hockey forward (Team Germany)

1975-06-30

Rami Shaaban, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1976-01-08

Alexandre Pires, Final: Germany vs. Argentina

1976-01-30

Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)

1976-03-02

Lars Bruggemann, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1976-04-07

Erich Goldmann, Dingolfing GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1976-05-05

Juan Pablo Sorin, Quarter-Finals: Germany vs Argentina

1976-05-26

Markus Wieland, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

1976-08-29

Pablo Mastroeni, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1976-09-20

Markus Wieland, Tegernsee GER, hockey player (Team Germany 1998)

1976-12-14

Petter Hansson, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1976-9-29

Andriy Shevchenko, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1977-01-19

Anne Miller, Midland Mich, tennis star (1995 Darmstadt Germany)

1977-02-02

Jessica Wahls, Popstars: Germany

1977-06-21

Jochen Hecht, Mannheim GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1978-01-11

Emile Heskey, Round of 16: Germany vs England

1978-06-24

Juan Román Riquelme, Quarter-Finals: Germany vs Argentina

1978-06-24

Mikael Nilsson, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1978-09-08

Marco Sturm, Dingolfing GER, NHL forward (Sharks, Team Germany 1998)

1978-09-20

Sophie Simard, Lars Germany, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1978-11-18

Shaham Joyce, Popstars: Germany

1979-01-18

Paulo Ferreira, Third Place: Germany vs Portugal

1979-02-21

Pascal Chimbonda, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1979-04-18

Matthew Upson, Round of 16: Germany vs England

1979-05-14

Mickael Landreau, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1979-06-08

Tertia Botha, Popstars: Germany

1979-10-23

Vanessa Petruo, Popstars: Germany

1979-12-03

Tristan Seith, Almanya: Welcome to Germany

1979-12-08

Christian Wilhelmsson, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1979-12-14

Jean-Alain Boumsong, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1980-10-24

Matthew Amoah, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1980-12-07

Clemens Fritz, Group B: Austria vs. Germany

1981-01-26

Jesús Corona, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1981-05-16

Ricardo Costa, Group F: Germany vs. Portugal

1981-10-03

Andreas Isaksson, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1981-10-09

Gael Givet, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1981-10-21

Nemanja Vidic, Group D: Germany vs Serbia

1981-12-03

David Villa, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1981-12-11

Javier Saviola, Quarter-Finals: Germany vs Argentina

1982-02-05

Rodrigo Palacio, Final: Germany vs. Argentina

1982-04-26

Nadja Benaissa, Popstars: Germany

1982-08-10

John Alvbåge, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1983-06-02

Fredrik Stenman, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1983-07-26

Hila Bronstein, Popstars: Germany

1983-07-27

Rebecca Miro, Popstars: Germany

1983-08-12

Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006

1984-03-21

Karl Svensson, Round of 16: Germany vs Sweden

1985-03-17

Anne Ross, Popstars: Germany

1985-05-30

Miriam Cani, Popstars: Germany

1986-05-13

Giuliana Marino, Playboy Playmate of the Year, Germany 2005

1986-07-12

Simone Laudehr, Germany vs. France

1986-12-19

Anh-Thu Doan, Popstars: Germany

1987-01-29

Marq, Popstars: Germany

1987-12-10

Gonzalo Higuaín, Final: Germany vs. Argentina

1988-03-11

Fábio Coentrão, Group F: Germany vs. Portugal

1990-06-01

Robin Becker, Berlin Is in Germany

1991-03-21

Antoine Griezmann, Quarter-Finals: France vs. Germany

1992-04-18

Dzsenifer Marozsán, Germany vs. Norway

1999-05-14

Kaan Aydogdu, Almanya: Welcome to Germany

Germany - Notable Weddings

Frederick the GreatJun 12, 1733

Karl MarxJun 19, 1843

Sigmund FreudSep 14, 1886

Konrad AdenauerJan 28, 1904

Thomas MannFeb 11, 1905

Marlene DietrichMay 17, 1923

Joseph GoebbelsDec 19, 1931

Werner von BraunMar 1, 1947

Michael SchumacherAug 1, 1995

Robert RedfordJul 11, 2009

Germany - Weddings
Date Event
1733-06-12

King of Prussia Frederick the Great (21) weds duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (18) at Schloss Salzdahlum in Wolfenbüttel, Germany

1843-06-19

Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

1886-09-14

Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

1904-01-28

German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany

1905-02-11

Novelist Thomas Mann (29) weds Katia Pringsheim (21) in Munich, Germany

1919-09-26

German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (43) weds Auguste Zinsser in Cologne, Germany

1923-05-17

Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

1931-12-19

Propagandist Joseph Goebbels (34) weds Magda Ritschel (30) at Günther Quandt's farm in Mecklenburg, Germany

1947-03-01

Rocket engineer Werner von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany

1995-08-01

F1 driver Michael Schumacher (26) weds Corinna Betsch in Kerpen, Germany

2005-05-18

Television presenter and former Miss Germany Verona Feldbusch (37) weds German entrepreneur Franjo Pooth at the San Diego Court House in San Diego, California

2005-05-21

"Second Time Around" actor Boris Kodjoe (32) weds "Soul Food" actress Nicole Ari Parker (34) in Gundelfingen, Germany

2009-07-11

Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

Germany - Notable Deaths

Konrad AdenauerApr 19, 1967

Karl DönitzDec 24, 1980

Germany - Deaths
Date Event
928-09-15

Louis III, the Blind Proveneaals king of Lombardije/Germany, dies at 48

1039-06-04

Conrad II the Salian, King/Emperor of Germany (1024/27-39), dies at 49

1101-07-27

Conrad II, King of Germany and Italy (b. 1074)

1143-09-24

Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)

1208-06-21

Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177)

1254-05-21

Conrad IV of Germany (b. 1228)

1273-10-09

Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany

1291-07-15

Rudolf I, King of Germany & Holy Roman Empire, dies

1347-10-11

Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies

1356-01-23

Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies

1415-07-06

Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369), burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany

1439-10-27

Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1397)

1528-04-06

Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56

1539-05-01

Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)

1554-03-03

Johann Friedrich, the Generous, Elector of Saxony (1532-47) and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), dies at 50

1612-01-20

Rudolf II von Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612), dies at 59

1843-01-09

Caroline Herschel, "1st lady of astronomy", dies at 98 in Germany

1888-06-15

Emperor Friedrich III of Germany (b. 1831)

1901-07-06

Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819)

1901-08-05

Victoria, Emperor of Germany/Queen of Prussia, dies at 60

1901-08-15

Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies

1914-07-02

Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78

1918-08-10

Erich Lowenhardt, Germany flying ace of World War I (b. 1897)

1919-01-04

Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843)

1925-02-28

Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies

1929-10-28

Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1849)

1931-03-20

Hermann Müller, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1876)

1933-11-23

Mark M. Dintenfass, My Four Years in Germany

1941-06-04

Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies

1942-10-24

Halbert Brown, My Four Years in Germany

1944-07-20

Korten, chef gen of Germany Luftwaffe, dies in bomb explosion

1944-07-20

Ludwig Beck, gen/chief Germany general staff (July 20th plot), dies

1944-09-16

Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1870)

1945-03-31

Maurice Rose, 1st US general in Nazi Germany, killed in action at 45

1945-04-09

Wilhelm Canaris, Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged

1946-08-05

Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)

1951-06-02

Ernst Pittschau, Germany Year Zero

1951-07-20

Friedrich Wilhelm Hohenzollern, Crown Prince of Germany (b. 1882)

1955-04-18

Eugen Herrigel, Zen philosopher/scholar, dies in Germany at 70

1956-01-03

Joseph Wirth, 5th Chancellor of the Weimar Republic (Germany) (b. 1876)

1959-12-28

Ante Pavelić, leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia (b. 1889)

1967-04-19

Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

1968-04-07

Jim Clark, two-time F1 World Champion and winner of the Indianapolis 500, dies in a racing accident during a Formula 2 race at Hockenheim, Germany at 32

1970-03-30

Heinrich Brüning, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1885)

1970-06-03

H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies

1975-08-17

Sig Arno, Hamburg Germany, actor (My Friend Irma), dies at 80

1976-05-08

Ulrike Meinhof, lead Germany Red Army Faction, dies

1977-03-04

Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German politician and former Chancellor of Germany (b. 1887)

1978-04-16

Lucius D Clay, gen/gov US zone W-Germany (airlift), dies at 80

1980-12-24

Karl Dönitz, German naval admiral, and last leader of Nazi Germany (b. 1891)

1981-02-12

Jack Glenn, Inside Nazi Germany

1981-11-11

Alf Brustellin, Germany in Autumn

1984-04-30

Arthur T "Bomber" Harris, bombed nazi-Germany, dies

1985-10-29

Charles Douglas Home, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1988-03-17

Franz-Otto Krüger, Germany Year Zero

1989-09-03

Gaetano Scirea, Final: Italy vs West Germany

1990-12-14

Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, prince in Germany, dies at 64

1991-03-12

Emmi Bonhoeffer, A New Germany: 1933-1939

1991-05-01

Rainer von Artenfels, Hitler: A Film from Germany

1992-07-19

Heinz Galinski, Pres (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79

1992-10-08

Willy Brandt, chancellor of West Germany (1969-74), dies of cancer at 78

1993-01-26

Axel von dem Bussche, The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945

1997-03-26

Otto John, Inside the Reich: Germany - 1940-1944

1997-09-05

Johanna Karl-Lory, Germany Pale Mother

1997-11-10

Leon Johnson, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

1998-01-02

Max Kolpé, Germany Year Zero

1998-11-14

Isobel Lillian Steele, I Was a Captive of Nazi Germany

2001-11-12

Heinz Petruo, Germany Pale Mother

2001-11-28

William Reid, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944

2003-05-20

Walter Höllerer, Germany Pale Mother

2004-12-11

Jose Cuciuffo, Final: Argentina vs West Germany

2005-03-15

Hans Kwiet, Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany

2006-01-27

Johannes Rau, 8th President of Germany (b. 1931)

2007-05-24

Wolfgang Bächler, Germany in Autumn

2009-05-04

Gisela Stein, Germany Pale Mother

2009-10-04

Guenther Rall, Germany's Last Ace - Part 1

2011-01-13

Hellmut Lange, Hitler: A Film from Germany

2011-01-31

Stuart Hood, Nemesis: Germany - February-May 1945

2014-05-27

Helma Sanders-Brahms, Germany Pale Mother

2016-05-08

Margot Honecker, the 'Purple Witch' of East Germany, dies aged 89

2016-07-09

Germany's culinary conscience, Wolfram Siebeck, dies aged 87

2016-09-25

Holocaust survivor Max Mannheimer dies in Germany, aged 96

2016-10-21

Germany physio Katzenmeier dies aged 81

2016-10-29

Actor Manfred Krug, a star in East and West Germany, dies aged 79


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