Köln in History

Northrhine-Westfalia: Cologne - Dortmund - Düsseldorf - Essen

Historical Events

  • 1248-05-15 Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Cologne cathedral
  • 1842-09-04 Work on Cologne cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
  • 1880-10-15 Cologne Cathedral, Germany completed, 633 years after it was begun

Famous Birthdays

  • 1838-01-06 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1920)