German History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 2,899

  • 1950-11-17 Roland Matthes, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)
  • 1950-12-31 Inge Helten, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1951-01-01 Hans-Joachim Stuck, German race car driver
  • 1951-02-07 Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1951-03-04 Edelgard Bulmahn, German politician
  • 1951-04-13 Joachim Streich, East German footballer
  • 1951-05-18 Angela Voigt, German DR, long jumper (Olympic-gold-76)
  • 1951-06-10 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1951-07-14 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
  • 1951-08-21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German bobsled (Olympic-gold-1976, 80), born in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
  • 1951-09-05 Paul Breitner, German footballer
  • 1951-10-12 Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker (Winnipeg, Hamilton)
  • 1951-10-24 Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
  • 1951-11-23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1951-11-23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1952-02-17 Karin Janz, East German gymnast
  • 1952-04-04 Rosemarie Ackermann, German DR, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-05-31 Karl Bartos, German musician (Kraftwerk, Electronic)
  • 1952-06-12 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Oly-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-07-08 Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-08-17 Dr. Mario Theissen, German F1 team principal (BMW Sauber)
  • 1952-08-28 Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman
  • 1952-08-31 Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer)
  • 1952-08-31 Herbert Reul, German politician
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German musician (Ash Ra Tempel)
  • 1952-09-13 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-14 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-21 Anneliese Michel, German exorcism victim (d. 1976)
  • 1952-09-29 Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-10-19 Alexander Leibkind, Germany, judo (Oly-76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)
  • 1952-10-21 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), born in Munich,Germany
  • 1952-11-24 Norbert Haug, German motorsport executive (Mercedes Benz)
  • 1952-12-14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • 1953-02-11 Stephen D Thorne, Frankfurt-on-Main, German FR, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut
  • 1953-03-19 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1953-04-06 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer
  • 1953-05-22 Doris Barnett, German politician
  • 1953-06-20 Willy Rampf, German F1 technical director (BMW Sauber)
  • 1953-08-23 Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German FR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • 1953-09-02 Gerhard P J Thiele, Brenz Germany, astronaut
  • 1953-11-25 Monique St Pierre, Weisbaden Germany, playmate of year (Nov, 1978)
  • 1953-12-26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • 1953-12-30 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • 1954-01-06 Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1954-01-06 Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect
  • 1954-01-19 Katharina Thalbach, German actress and film director
  • 1954-02-07 Dieter Bohlen German composer
  • 1954-02-09 Ulrich Walter, German FR, cosmonaut
  • 1954-04-30 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1954-05-14 Jens Sparschuh, German writer
  • 1954-05-18 Reinhold Heil, German composer
  • 1954-05-21 Marina Langner, Dusseldorf Germany, Miss World runner-up (1975)
  • 1954-07-12 Wolfgang Dremmler, German footballer

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1954-07-17 Angela Merkel, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (2005-), born in Hamburg, West Germany

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 1954-07-28 Gerd Faltings, German mathematician, born in Buer, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1954-09-05 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1954-10-20 Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist
  • 1954-12-14 Eva Mattes, Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)
  • 1954-12-14 Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)
  • 1954-12-26 Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-26 Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-31 Hermann Tilke, German racing circuit architect
  • 1955-03-11 [Kater]Nina Hagen, German actress (Blue Angel), born in East Berlin, German DR

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1955-03-19 Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

  • 1955-03-21 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955-09-25 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, German footballer
  • 1955-11-07 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka
  • 1955-11-10 Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director
  • 1955-12-01 Uwe Benter, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1955-12-20 Ed Kuepper, German/Australian, singer/songwriter (Saints)
  • 1956-01-28 Peter Schilling, rocker, born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1956-03-28 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • 1956-04-12 Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer
  • 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, author (Project Mankind), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 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)

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