Antwerp in History (Part 2)

Belgium: Brussels - Charleroi - Ghent - Liège

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1910-09-24 Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Le Plaisir, Every Man is My Enemy), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1976)
  • 1911-03-20 Mieke Verstraete [Maria Augustina De Graef], Belgian-Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1990)
  • 1913-12-15 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, born in Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • 1915-04-13 Bert Peleman, Flemish writer, born in Puurs, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1995)
  • 1919-12-06 Paul de Man, Belgian literary critic, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1983)
  • 1920-02-03 Stan Ockers, Belgian road cyclist (World road champion 1955; Tour de France runner-up 1950, 52), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1956)
  • 1921-09-25 Remy C. van de Kerckhove, Flemish poet, born in Mechelen, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1958)
  • 1923-06-08 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (Summer Games), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • 1923-09-13 Reninca [Renée Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind), born in Puurs, Antwerp
  • 1925-07-23 Pierre Baugniet, Belgian pairs ice skater (Olympic gold 1948), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1981)
  • 1925-12-20 Bob de Moor, Belgian comics creator & artist (Kuifje, Lion of Flanders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1992)
  • 1928-09-26 Bob Van der Veken, Belgian actor (Alle maten), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1929-01-19 Israel "Ulu" Grosbard, Belgian-born American actor and director (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2012)
  • 1929-05-26 Hugo Raes, Flemish writer (Horses Jump & Fresh Sea), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2013)
  • 1930-07-06 Françoise Mallet-Joris, Belgian writer (Signs & Wonders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2016)
  • 1931-06-30 Bert Eriksson, Flemish neo-Nazi, born in Antwerp (d. 2005)
  • 1941-10-24 Frank Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 2018)
  • 1951-12-05 Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Belgian artist, born in Antwerp
  • 1967-01-10 Johan Laats, Belgian judoka, born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1970-08-20 Els Callens, Belgian tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1976-02-05 Nancy Feber, Belgian tennis star (1995 Puerto Rico), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1997-11-28 Thor! [Salden], Belgian pop singer, born in Antwerp, Belgium

Famous Deaths