Berlin in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 266

Historic Event

1933-03-21 Day of Potsdam in Nazi Germany, a ceremony to open the new Reichstag after the fire in February; Adolf Hitler and Paul von Hindenburg shake hands in public

  • 1933-03-23 Kroll Opera in Berlin opens
  • 1933-09-30 Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in NYC
  • 1933-10-19 Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936

Music History

1934-03-12 Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Berlin

  • 1935-10-17 Pacific Association of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics

Olympic Games

1936-08-01 XI Summer Olympic Games are opened by Adolph Hitler in Berlin

  • 1936-08-02 A Finnish trifecta in the 10,000m final at the Berlin Olympics; Ilmari Salminen beats teammates Arvo Askola and Volmari Iso-Hollo
  • 1936-08-02 Americans Cornelius Johnson, Dave Albritton and Delos Thurber sweep the high jump medals at the Berlin Olympics

Olympic Gold

1936-08-03 American sprinter Jesse Owens wins the 100m (10.3 seconds) in front of Adolf Hitler in a famous race at the Berlin Olympics, first of 4 gold medals at the Games

  • 1936-08-03 Karl Hein (56.49 Olympic record) and Erwin Blask make it a German 1-2 in the hammer throw at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-04 American athlete Jesse Owens wins his 2nd gold medal at the Berlin Olympics; beats German Luz Long in the long jump final with an Olympic record
  • 1936-08-04 American Helen Stephens runs 11.5 to win the 100m at the Berlin Olympics, beating controversial intersex athlete Stanisława Walasiewicz of Poland
  • 1936-08-05 American athlete Jesse Owens wins 200m in world record time (20.7s), his 3rd gold medal of the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-05 Italian athlete Ondina Valla runs a world record 11.6 in the semi finals of the 80m hurdles at the Berlin Olympics; wins final the next day but can't match the time
  • 1936-08-05 Ken Carpenter (50.48 Olympic record) and Gordon Dunn make it an American 1-2 in the men’s discus throw at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-06 Jack Lovelock of New Zealand runs a world record (3:47.8) to win the gold medal in the 1,500m at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-06 Japanese athletes quinella the triple jump at the Berlin Olympics; Naoto Tajima wins gold and Masao Harada silver
  • 1936-08-06 American athlete Forrest Towns runs world record 14.1 in 110m hurdles semi finals at the Berlin Olympics; later can't match the time but wins the gold medal in the final
  • 1936-08-07 A Finnish quinella in the 5,000m final at the Berlin Olympics; Gunnar Höckert runs an Olympic record to beat teammate Lauri Lehtinen
  • 1936-08-07 Twenty-two nations line-up as the first basketball competition in the Olympics Games starts in Berlin; Estonia beats France 34-29 in the first game
  • 1936-08-07 Argentina wins the polo gold medal beating Great Britain 11-0 in the final at the Berlin Olympics; final time the sport is contested at the Olympics
  • 1936-08-08 A Finnish quinella in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Berlin Olympics; Volmari Iso-Hollo beats teammate Kaarlo Tuominen in world record time (9:03.8)
  • 1936-08-08 American Glenn Morris' decathlon total of 7,254 points is a world record; teammates Bob Clark & Jack Parker complete US sweep in the gruelling event at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-09 Jesse Owens is part of the American 4 x 100m relay team that wins gold in world record (39.8) at the Berlin Olympics; his 4th gold medal of the Games
  • 1936-08-09 Korean nationals representing Japan earn medals in the marathon at the Berlin Olympics; Sohn Kee-chung won gold and Nam Sung-yong bronze
  • 1936-08-09 Helen Stephens claims the women's sprint double at the Berlin Olympics having won the 100m and as part of the victorious American 4 x 100m relay team
  • 1936-08-09 Hungarian swimmer Ferenc Csik wins 100m freestyle gold medal in 57.6 at the Berlin Olympics, beating Japanese pair Masanori Yusa & Shigeo Arai
  • 1936-08-12 After 24 year absence a baseball demonstration game is played between 2 American teams at Berlin Olympics, World Champions beat US Olympics, 6-5
  • 1936-08-12 American diver Marjorie Gestring wins 3m springboard gold at the Berlin Olympics, youngest Olympic gold medalist (13 years 268 days)
  • 1936-08-12 The gymnastics competition at the Berlin Olympics concludes with Germany dominating, winning 6 of 9 gold medals including the men’s & women’s teams events
  • 1936-08-13 Nida Senff and Rie Mastenbroek make it a Dutch 1-2 in the women’s 100m backstroke final at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-13 Rie Mastenbroek of the Netherlands swims an Olympic record 1:05.9 to win the women’s 100m freestyle at the Berlin Olympics, beating Jeannette Campbell of Argentina by 0:05
  • 1936-08-13 Americans Dorothy Poynton-Hil and Velma Dunn take the gold and silver medals in the 10m platform diving at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-14 United States beats Canada, 19-8 in poor conditions outdoors to win the gold medal in the inaugural men's basketball competition at the Olympic Games in Berlin
  • 1936-08-14 American swimmers Adolph Kiefer and Al Vande Veghe quinella the 100m backstroke at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-14 The Berlin Olympics rowing competition concludes with Germany winning 5 of 7 gold medals, although the United States wins the coveted eights gold
  • 1936-08-15 Marshall Wayne and Elbert Root make it an American 1-2 in the 10m platform diving at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-15 Americans make a clean sweep of the 3m diving medals via Marjorie Gestring, Katherine Rawls and Dorothy Poynton-Hill at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936-08-15 The Berlin Olympic fencing competition concludes with Italy winning 4 of the 7 gold medals and Hungary taking the other 3
  • 1936-08-15 Annibale Frossi scores twice as Italy beats Austria 2-1 in extra time in the soccer final at the Berlin Olympics

A Kiss For Adolf Hitler

1936-08-15 Carla de Vries, an American tourist at the swimming event of the Berlin Olympics finds Adolf Hitler “so friendly and gracious” she shakes his hand and gives him a kiss

  • 1936-08-16 XI Summer Olympic Games close in Berlin
  • 1936-08-16 The Berlin Olympic equestrian competition concludes with Germany winning all 6 gold medals in an unprecedented team achievement
  • 1937-09-25 "il duce" visits Berlin/named "the Fuhrer" to corporal 1st class

Hitler Invades Czechoslovakia

1939-03-15 Adolf Hitler summons Czech President Emil Hácha to a meeting in Berlin and informs him of the impending attack by Germany; Hácha suffers a heart attack and later capitulates

  • 1939-05-07 Germany and Italy announce an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis

Radio History

1939-09-19 Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin

Meeting of Interest

1939-09-21 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews

  • 1940-08-25 First British night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
  • 1941-02-04 Former Dutch premier De Geer flies to Berlin

Historic Event

1941-03-03 Netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Hermann Goering in Berlin

  • 1941-05-12 Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin
  • 1941-11-07 British air attacks on Berlin, Mannheim & Ruhrgebied

Wannsee Conference

1942-01-20 Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee Conference in Berlin to organize the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews

  • 1943-01-30 6 British Mosquitos bomb Berlin in daylight
  • 1943-02-18 German Propaganda Minister Josef Goebbells demands "total war" from German citizens in speech at Berlin Sportpalast
  • 1943-02-27 The Rosenstrasse protest starts in Berlin
  • 1943-05-19 Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)
  • 1943-11-18 444 British bombers attack Berlin
  • 1943-11-22 British RAF begins air bombing of Berlin, Germany
  • 1944-01-20 RAF drops 2,300 ton of bombs on Berlin
  • 1944-01-28 683 British bombers attack Berlin
  • 1944-02-15 891 British bombers attack Berlin in the largest raid by the RAF against the city
  • 1944-02-19 823 British bombers attack Berlin
  • 1944-03-04 1st US bombing of Berlin
  • 1944-03-06 USAAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
  • 1944-03-08 US resumes bombing Berlin
  • 1944-03-22 600+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Berlin

Film & TV History

1944-03-22 American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin

  • 1944-03-24 811 British bombers attack Berlin
  • 1944-06-21 Very heavy bombing on Berlin
  • 1944-07-18 RAF Mosquitos attack Cologne and Berlin
  • 1944-07-19 Earl Claus von Stauffenberg visits RC church in Berlin-Dahlem
  • 1944-08-07 July 20th Plot trial under Roland Freis in Berlin begins

Historic Event

1944-10-07 Field Marshal Erwin Rommel ordered to return to Berlin

  • 1945-01-16 Adolf Hitler moves into the Fuhrerbunker, his underground bunker in Berlin
  • 1945-01-31 Soviet troops reach the Oder River, less that 50 miles from Berlin
  • 1945-02-03 Almost 1,000 Flying Fortresses drop 3,000 tons of bombs on Berlin
  • 1945-02-26 Very heavy bombing on Berlin by 8th US Air Force
  • 1945-03-18 US Army Air Force completes largest bombing raid on Berlin Germany: Over 1200 bombers drop 3,000 tons of explosives [1]
  • 1945-04-20 Soviet artillery begins shelling Berlin
  • 1945-04-21 Soviet army arrives at outskirts of Berlin
  • 1945-04-22 Battle of Berlin: Upon being informed that a planned counter-attack never happened, Adolf Hitler flies into a rage, denounces the German Army and concedes World War II is lost
  • 1945-04-25 Soviet forces complete their encirclement of Berlin, cutting off all access points west of the German capital
  • 1945-04-30 Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin
  • 1945-04-30 Adolf Hitler commits suicide along with his new wife Eva Braun in the Fuhrerbunker in Berlin as the Red Army captures the city
  • 1945-05-02 World War II: Battle of Berlin ends as Soviet army takes Berlin and General Weidling surrenders

Nazi Germany Surrenders

1945-05-08 German General Wilhelm Keitel formally surrenders to the Allies represented by the United States, the UK, France and the Soviet Union in Berlin

  • 1947-06-17 Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin

The Berlin Candy Bombers

1948-06-24 Soviet Union begins the West Berlin Blockade by stopping access by road, rail and water

  • 1948-06-26 US begin airlift “Operation Vittles” to West Berlin
  • 1948-06-28 British begin airlift “Operation Plainfare” to West Berlin
  • 1948-07-17 US Air Force pilot Gail Halvorsen encounters children in at Templehof Airport in Berlin during the Berlin Blockade, giving him the idea to drop candy in 'Operation Little Vittles'
  • 1948-11-30 Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin
  • 1949-07-29 Moscow ends the blockade of West Berlin
  • 1950-09-01 West Berlin granted a constitution
  • 1951-08-22 Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 297

  • 1893-09-20 Hans Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1893-09-20 Hermann Lux, German soccer defender (3 caps; manager Tennis Borussia Berlin), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1962)
  • 1893-10-17 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1894-11-13 Arthur Nebe, German SS officer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1945)
  • 1894-12-10 Gertrud Kolmar, German lyric poet and writer, born in Berlin (d. 1943)
  • 1894-12-19 Paul Dessau, German composer and conductor (Adventures of Casanova; Never Trust a Woman), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1979)
  • 1895-07-04 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1895-09-01 Edit Angold, German actress (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1896-04-29 Walter Mehring, German writer (Die Gedichte, Lieder und Chansons des Walter Mehring), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 1896-08-09 Erich Hückel, German physicist and physical chemist, born in Berlin, German Empire (d. 1980)

Georgy Zhukov

1896-12-01 Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, born in Strelkovka, Kaluga (d. 1974)

  • 1896-12-15 Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, born in Berlin (d. 1983)
  • 1898-02-16 Katharine Cornell, German actress (Barretts of Wimpole St), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1974)
  • 1898-04-15 Harry F. V. Edward, British 100m/200m runner (Olympic bronze 1920), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • 1898-07-18 Herbert Marcuse, German-American communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1979)
  • 1899-03-23 Dora Gerson, German-Jewish actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Caravan of Death), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1899-04-30 Lucie Mannheim, German actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1899-12-11 Vera von der Heydt, German psychoanalyst, born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1900-05-05 Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, German composer and conductor (Hassan gewinnt), born in Berlin (d. 1973)
  • 1900-10-15 Fritz Feld, German actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus, Errand Boy, Promises Promises), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1993)
  • 1900-12-21 Oda Schaefer, German writer & journalist (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only), born in Wilmersdorf, Berlin
  • 1901-06-10 Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady; Camelot), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)

Marlene Dietrich

1901-12-27 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), and singer ("Falling in Love Again"), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)

  • 1902-03-22 Ellin Berlin (née MacKay), American heiress, writer (Lace Curtain), and second wife of songwriter Irving Berlin, born in Roslyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1902-05-10 Joachim Prinz, German-American Zionist leader, author and Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), born in Bierdzany, Prussia (d. 1988)
  • 1902-05-23 Mark Lothar, German composer (The Story of the Lazy Bear), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1985)
  • 1902-06-06 Avraham Daus, Israeli composer, born in Berlin (d. 1974)
  • 1902-08-03 Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi, born in Berlin, German Empire (d. 1944)

Leni Riefenstahl

1902-08-22 Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)

  • 1902-08-25 Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1902-11-13 Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1903-04-03 Peter Huchel, German poet, born near Berlin (d. 1981)
  • 1903-04-27 Hans Kosterlitz, German-British biochemist (endorphins), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1903-04-30 Günter Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve), born in Berlin (d. 1960)
  • 1903-05-09 Walter Dehmel, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1960)
  • 1904-08-26 Christopher Isherwood, English novelist (Goodbye to Berlin), born in High Lane, Cheshire (d. 1986)
  • 1904-08-29 Werner Forssmann, German urologist (Nobel 1956), born in Berlin (d. 1979)
  • 1904-09-04 Max Delbrück, German-American biologist and molecular geneticist (bacteriophage, Nobel Prize 1969), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1981)
  • 1905-12-08 Ernst Hermann Meyer, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1988)
  • 1906-03-17 Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], German actress (Gloria, Gold, Metropolis), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1906-06-19 Ernst Chain, German-British chemist and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1945 - for his work on penicillin), born in Berlin, German Empire (d. 1979)
  • 1906-07-26 Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1906-11-02 Daniil Andreev, Russian writer, poet and Christian mystic, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1906-11-04 Siegfried Borris, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1987)
  • 1906-11-24 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Air Bridge monument Berlin)
  • 1907-03-13 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), born in Berlin (d. 1994)
  • 1907-06-05 Rudolf Peierls, German-British physicist (atomic bomb), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 1907-07-03 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • 1907-09-06 Johnny Kelly, American marathon runner (Berlin 1936, Boston 1935..1991), born in Medford, Massachusetts (d. 2004)
  • 1907-11-21 Charles Korvin [Geza Korvin Karpathi], Austrian actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools), born in Piestany, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1908-03-30 Kurt Brüggemann, German composer, conductor, and music educator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1908-04-05 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic, 1955-89), born in Salzburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1908-09-05 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban-Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • 1908-09-17 Franz Grothe, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1982)
  • 1909-06-10 Erwin Dressel, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1972)
  • 1910-01-02 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, born in Berlin (d. 1990)
  • 1910-02-06 Irmgard Keun, German author, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1910-02-28 Roman Maciejewski, Polish composer (Requiem - Missa pro defunctis), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1910-03-27 Rudi Ball, German-Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Berlin (d. 1975)
  • 1910-05-30 Inge Meysel, German actress (None, Ida Rogalski), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • 1910-10-22 Tamara Desni [Brodsky], German-born British actress (The Green Finger, Hell's Cargo), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2008)
  • 1911-05-10 Bel Kaufman, American author (Up the Down Staircase), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2014)
  • 1912-02-02 Stefan Schnabel, German actor (Anna, Dracula's Widow, Firefox), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1912-06-18 Henry Brandon [Heinrich von Kleinbach], German-American actor (The Searchers, Assault on Precinct 13, Drums of Fu Manchu), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1990)
  • 1912-09-19 Kurt Sanderling, German conductor (East Berlin Symphony 1960-77), born in Arys, German Empire (d. 2011)
  • 1912-10-05 Fritz Fischer, German physician and Nazi war criminal, born in Berlin (d. 2003)
  • 1913-05-27 Wols [Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze], German cartoonist and painter, born in Berlin (d. 1951)
  • 1913-06-08 Peter Diamand, artistic administrator, born in Berlin (d. 1998)
  • 1913-07-27 Eva Jones, German poet and novelist (Taboo), born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1913-09-21 Ulrich Ernst Simon, German-Jewish Anglican theologian, born in Berlin (d. 1997)
  • 1914-06-22 Lilo Hardel, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1999)
  • 1914-07-09 Willi Stoph, German politician (Prime Minister of German Democratic Republic 1964-73), born in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1915-01-20 C. W. Ceram, German/ journalist & author (March of Archaeology), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1915-01-30 Joachim Peiper, German SS officer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1915-04-12 Ernest Borneman, German sexual researcher, psychotherapist, musician and writer (Bang, You're Dead), born in Berlin (d. 1995)
  • 1915-08-09 Haim Alexander, Israeli composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1916-07-06 Unica Zürn, German writer and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1970)
  • 1917-04-16 Charlotte Salomon, German-Jewish artist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1917-09-09 Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (Spoiling the Game, S.A.-Mann Brand), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1942)
  • 1918-04-06 Karen [Ingeborg Klinkerfuss], German actress (Sky Murder, All Through the Night, Madame X), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1967)
  • 1918-07-09 Herbert Brün, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1919-11-17 Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, German journalist, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1920-10-13 Albert Hague [Marcuse], German-American actor, singer and composer (Fame; How the Grinch Stole Christmas), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1920-10-31 Helmut Newton, German fashion photographer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
  • 1921-01-20 Bernt Engelmann, German writer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1921-02-05 Ken Adam, British film production designer (James Bond sets), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1921-05-04 John van Kesteren, Dutch tenor (Komische Oper, West-Berlin), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1921-11-09 Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, German-British film scholar and exhibitor, born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1922-02-22 Felix Werder, German-born Australian composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1922-08-15 Lukas Foss [Fuchs], German-American pianist, conductor and composer (Prairie), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2009)
  • 1922-12-08 Lucian Freud, German-British artist (Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, Boy With a Rat), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2011)
  • 1923-01-08 Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American computer scientist & professor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2008)
  • 1923-01-10 Ingeborg Drewitz, German writer & academic, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1986)
  • 1923-05-25 John Weitz, American author and fashion designer (Friends in High Places), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1923-06-14 Judith Kerr, British children's writer and illustrator (The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Mog books), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2019)
  • 1924-02-01 Emmanuel Scheffer, Israeli soccer coach (Israel 1968–70, 78–79; only World Cup appearance 1970), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1924-03-28 Peter Baer, German-British artist and printmaker, born in Berlin (d. 1996)
  • 1924-04-24 Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2009)
  • 1925-03-22 Gerard Hoffnung, German-British artist, humorist and tuba player (Hoffnung Music Festival), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1959)
  • 1925-04-26 Frank Hahn, British economist (Hahn's Problem), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2013)

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