German History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 2,720

  • 1956-04-13 Michael Nikolay, German DR, gymnist (Olympics)
  • 1956-05-04 Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt West Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1956-05-31 Fritz Hilpert, German musician and sound engineer (Kraftwerk)
  • 1956-08-23 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (d. 1991)
  • 1956-09-03 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-05 Sandra Guiboard, US AFB German FR, actress (Donna-One Life to Live)
  • 1956-09-24 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-12-04 Herbert Groenemeyer, Germany, rocker (OE, Luxus, Chaos, Spruenge)
  • 1956-12-05 Klaus Allofs, German footballer
  • 1956-12-18 Reinhold Ewald, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)
  • 1957-02-16 LeVar Burton, Landstuhl Germany, (Roots, Star Trek Next Generation)
  • 1957-02-18 Marita Koch, German DR, 400m sprinter (Oly-gold-1980)
  • 1957-05-13 Andrea Klump, German terrorist
  • 1957-06-03 Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
  • 1957-07-25 Bogdan Musiol, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1957-07-27 Hansi Muller, German footballer, born in Stuttgart

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1957-08-27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (two-time Masters champion), born in Anhausen, West Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 1957-09-12 Hans Zimmer, German composer
  • 1957-10-21 Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1957-10-24 Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
  • 1957-11-06 Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
  • 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)
  • 1958-02-26 Greg Germann, American actor
  • 1958-02-28 Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Oly-gold-76)
  • 1958-03-08 Andreas Maurer, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1958-03-21 Marlies Gohr, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1958-05-21 Sabine Bischoff, Tauberbischofsheim, Germany, fencer (Oly Gld 1984), (d. 2013)
  • 1958-05-23 Thomas Reiter, Germany, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-22)
  • 1958-06-16 Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
  • 1958-07-26 Ramona Neubert, German DR, long jumper/pentathlete (Oly-4th-80)
  • 1958-12-23 Denise McConnell, Weisbaden Germany, playmate (March, 1979)
  • 1959-01-12 Blixa Bargeld, German singer and musician (Einstürzende Neubauten, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
  • 1959-01-14 Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
  • 1959-01-28 Burkhard Dallwitz, German-born composer

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1959-02-16 John McEnroe, Wiesbaden, Germany, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimb 1981, 83, 84)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • 1959-03-30 Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
  • 1959-05-19 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson who was later murdered, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1959-06-09 Christian Wulff, German politician, currently prime minister of Lower Saxony.
  • 1959-07-03 Andreas Wisniewski, Berlin German FR, actor (Living Daylights)
  • 1959-07-30 Petra Felke, German DR, javelin thrower (world record 1988)
  • 1959-08-08 Ronald Weigel, German DR speed walker (5 km indoor)
  • 1959-11-09 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer

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1959-11-30 Sylvia Hanika, German tennis player (Avon-1982), born in Munich, West Germany

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
  • 1959-12-22 Bernd Schuster, German footballer
  • 1960-02-13 Artur Yusupov, Russian-German chess player
  • 1960-02-23 Gloria von Thurm un Taxis, Munich German FR, Princess
  • 1960-03-04 Christina Sussiek, former German athlete
  • 1960-03-24 Nena, German pop singer
  • 1960-03-27 Hans Pflügler, German footballer
  • 1960-03-28 Chris Barrie, British actor ( Red Dwarf,) born in Hanover, West Germany

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1960-04-12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • 1960-04-13 Rudi Völler, German football coach
  • 1960-04-13 Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist
  • 1960-04-16 Pierre Littbarski, German footballer
  • 1960-05-11 Jorgen Schult, German FR, discus thrower (world record 1986)
  • 1960-06-19 Heike Walpot, German, cosmonaut
  • 1960-07-16 Gisela Beyer, German DR, discus thrower (Olympics-4th place-1980)
  • 1960-07-21 Fritz Walter, German footballer
  • 1960-07-27 Christina Singer, Geoppingen Germany, tennis star
  • 1960-08-05 Mike Nocito, American rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • 1960-08-08 Ulrich Maly, German politician
  • 1960-10-24 Joachim "Jo" Winkelhock, German race car driver
  • 1960-11-04 Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
  • 1961-01-24 Nastassja Kinski, actress (Tess, Cat People), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1961-02-10 Eva Pfaff, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1961-03-04 Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • 1961-03-21 Lothar Matthäus, German footballer
  • 1961-05-07 Linda Somers, Bitburg Germany, US marathoner (Olympics-31st-96)
  • 1961-05-12 Thomas Dooley, German-American Soccer Player
  • 1961-05-14 Ulrike Folkerts, German actress
  • 1961-06-15 Kai Eckhardt, German musician (Garaj Mahal)
  • 1961-06-20 Karin Enke, Dresden German DR, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980, 84)
  • 1961-06-21 Sascha Konietzko, German musician
  • 1961-10-06 Kathrin Dörre, East German marathoner (Olympic-bronze-1988)
  • 1961-10-29 Cornelia Oschkenat, German DR, hurdler (50m indoor)
  • 1961-12-01 Armin Meiwes, German cannibal
  • 1962-01-01 Ari Up, German musician (The Slits)
  • 1962-02-25 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1962-04-29 Dieter Hegen, Kaufbeuren GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1962-05-18 Sandra Cretu, German singer
  • 1962-05-20 Sylvie Rauch, Munich German FR, nude model/actress
  • 1962-05-31 Sebastian Koch, German actor
  • 1962-09-08 Thomas Kretschmann, German actor
  • 1962-11-03 Kimberly Evenson, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (September, 1984)
  • 1962-11-21 Sabine Busch, German athlete
  • 1963-01-04 Till Lindemann, German singer (Rammstein)
  • 1963-01-11 Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)
  • 1963-01-17 Kai Hansen, German singer and guitarist (Gamma Ray)
  • 1963-01-21 Detlef Schrempf, Germany, NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)
  • 1963-03-01 Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
  • 1963-04-23 Benoit Doucet, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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)
  • 1963-06-29 Khalid El-Masri, German-born suspected terrorist
  • 1963-09-18 Rich Weiss, Munich Germany, US slalom single kayak (Olympics-6th-96)
  • 1963-09-23 Gabriele Reinsch, German DR, discus thrower (world record 1988)

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