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Cologne - Historical Events
Date Event
850-04-20

Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne

999-12-25

Heribertus becomes bishop of Cologne

1147-03-26

Jewish community in Cologne fasts to commemorate anti-Jewish violence

1205-06-19

Pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne

1248-05-15

Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Cologne cathedral

1248-08-15

Construction of Cologne Cathedral begun

1349-08-24

Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism

1367-11-19

League of Cologne goes against Danish king Waldemar IV

1579-05-07

Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands

1633-06-02

Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne

1647-03-14

Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.

1674-05-11

Netherlands & Cologne sign peace treaty

1701-03-09

France, Cologne & Bavaria sign alliance

1702-09-16

Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria

1703-05-18

Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne

1706-04-29

Emperor Jozef I becomes monarch of Cologne and Bavaria

1842-09-04

Work on Cologne cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus

1880-08-14

Construction of Cologne Cathedral, largest Gothic cathedral in Nthn Europe finally completed (began in 1248)

1904-10-18

Gustav Mahler's 5th symphony premieres in Cologne

1926-01-01

Flood in Rhine strikes Cologne

1942-05-30

1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II

1944-07-18

RAF Mosquitos attack Cologne & Berlin

1945-03-05

US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne

1945-03-07

Cologne taken by allied armies

1954-01-29

Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis," premieres in Cologne

1959-12-25

A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swatstikas

2009-03-03

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

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Cologne - Notable Birthdays

Konrad AdenauerJan 5, 1876

Cologne - Birthdays
Date Event
1554-12-17

Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne

1587-11-16

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

1819-06-20

Jacques Offenbach, Cologne, French composer (Tales of Hoffmann)

1838-01-06

Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer

1876-01-05

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

1880-06-19

Franziska Dörr, The Captain from Cologne

1887-02-06

Josef Frings, German Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1978)

1888-11-24

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

1899-08-01

William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)

1906-04-23

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

1907-03-31

Esther Dowidat, Cologne

1907-10-18

Herbert Körbs, The Captain from Cologne

1909-02-01

Raymond Dowidat, Cologne

1920-03-20

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

1920-11-22

Willi Laschet, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1936-08-12

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

1951-03-30

Wolfgang Niedecken, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1959-05-04

Sheryl Hackett, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1965-04-07

Alexander Mronz, Cologne Germany, tennis star

1965-06-24

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

1966-04-30

Jens Streifling, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

Cologne - Notable Weddings

Konrad AdenauerSep 26, 1919

Cologne - Weddings
Date Event
1919-09-26

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

Cologne - Deaths
Date Event
965-10-11

Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40

1021-03-16

Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III

1075-12-04

Archbishop Anno II of Cologne

1101-10-06

Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order

1167-08-14

Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies

1191-08-13

Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies

1220-04-15

Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies

1225-11-07

Engelbert I, the Saint, archbishop of Cologne, murdered at 40

1261-09-18

Koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies

1274-10-20

Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies

1612-02-17

Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57

1901-09-09

Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, minister of Cologne dies

1958-05-18

Franziska Dörr, The Captain from Cologne

1983-05-17

Herbert Körbs, The Captain from Cologne

2001-03-14

Esther Dowidat, Cologne

2005-01-29

Sheryl Hackett, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

2010-07-30

Willi Laschet, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film


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