History Hop Tags - Antwerp

Antwerp
@TweetsByHMP — Our most recent tweet:

Died #OnThisDay (1985): Ivo Serdar, Tko je vidio lovokradicu https://t.co/7boiRDJERc #TDIH @HistoryHop
— about 20 hours ago

Antwerp - Historical Events
Date Event
1502-06-19

Emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp

1566-08-20

Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp, Belgium

1567-04-11

Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda

1570-05-22

1st atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' (Theatre of the World), published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp with 70 maps

1576-11-04

Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed).

1579-07-29

Antwerp request union with Utrecht

1582-03-18

Prince William of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp

1582-07-22

Willem van Orange moves from Antwerp to Delft

1585-08-17

Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma

1585-08-27

Duke of Parma's troops occupy Antwerp

1586-12-15

Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp

1619-09-30

Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp

1746-06-01

French troops conquer Antwerp

1823-06-16

King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp

1830-10-26

Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp

1830-10-27

Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)

1831-02-05

Jan van Speijk blows up his gunboat in Antwerp, killing about 30

1832-11-23

French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium

1832-12-04

French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp

1832-12-23

Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender

1854-06-23

Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use

1855-05-03

Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens

1904-04-26

Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms

1905-08-12

King Leopold II opens Central Station Antwerp

1908-01-25

John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp

1914-08-18

-20] Belgian army withdraws to Antwerp

1914-08-20

German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp

1914-08-25

-26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp

1914-08-25

German Zeppelins bomb Antwerp, Belgium, 10 die

1914-09-09

-12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp

1914-09-28

German forces move into Antwerp Belgium (WW I)

1914-10-09

German troops take Antwerp in World War I

1914-10-10

German forces route Belgians in Antwerp Belgium (WW I)

1920-04-20

7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium

1920-08-14

Olympic Games open in Antwerp

1920-09-12

7th Olympic games close in Antwerp Belgium

1924-04-27

Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1

1933-06-30

50,000 demonstrate in Antwerp against fascism/war

1933-10-01

Antwerp Sports arena opens

1940-06-23

Marcel Louette seeks opposition group "White Brigade" on Antwerp

1944-09-04

British 11th Armoured Division frees Antwerp

1944-09-08

1st V-2 rockets land in London & Antwerp

1944-11-26

1st allied marines move onto Antwerp harbor

1944-11-28

1st allied ship sails into Schelde Antwerp

1944-12-16

German V-2 strikes Antwerp bioscope (638 kill)

1961-12-08

Antwerp Belgium diocese forms

1962-04-05

Mgr J Daems appointed bishop of Antwerp

1964-05-15

Sporting Portugal wins 4th Europe Cup II at Antwerp

1967-10-03

King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp)

1969-05-30

Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:08:33.6) at Antwerp

1973-04-06

Harbor strike in Gent/Antwerp, Belgium

1979-07-06

IRA bomb explodes in British consulate in Antwerp

1980-07-27

Palestinian throws hand grenade on Jewish children in Antwerp, 1 dead

1981-10-20

Bomb attack on Antwerp Belgium synagogue, 1 dead, 80 injured

1982-12-04

Police & racist demonstrators clash in Antwerp

1989-04-16

Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world

Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now

Antwerp - Birthdays
Date Event
1338-11-29

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (d. 1368)

1599-02-22

Anthony Van Dyck, Antwerp Belgium, painter

1736-06-05

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp

1818-08-03

HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp)

1827-04-17

French C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (St Amanduskerk, Antwerp)

1853-02-14

Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)

1880-01-10

Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp

1882-03-03

Floris H L Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp

1883-05-14

Jan Olieslagers, Belgian aviation pioneer (Antwerp Devil)

1897-01-01

Albert Van Antwerp, The Chechahcos

1903-07-04

Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)

1920-9-09

Jean Balthasar, Case 33: Antwerp

1970-08-20

Els Callens, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen)

1976-02-05

Nancy Feber, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star (1995 Puerto Rico)

1976-05-02

Nancy Feber, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star

1988-10-31

Jamie Ward, The Antwerp Dolls

Antwerp - Deaths
Date Event
1100-07-18

Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies

1368-10-07

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (b. 1338)

1568-09-24

Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47

1798-08-21

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62

1852-07-19

Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Antwerp), dies at 83

1894-12-03

HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76

1906-09-23

Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies

1954-10-26

Floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies

1961-05-17

Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31