Bremen in History

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1901-03-06 In Bremen an assassin attempts to kill Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1919-02-04 City of Bremen's Soviet Republic overthrown
  • 1921-04-14 Prince Henry opens Rotterdam-Amsterdam-Bremen-Hamburg air route
  • 1942-06-25 British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)
  • 1942-09-05 British & US bomb Le Havre & Bremen

Famous Birthdays

  • 1909-09-09 Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
  • 1929-04-17 James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • 1072-03-16 Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies