Tilburg in History

Historical Events

  • 1944-10-27 Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation

Famous Birthdays

  • 1809-04-14 George Willem Vreede, Dutch lawyer and politician, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1880)
  • 1809-10-27 Peter Donders, Dutch Roman Catholic missionary to Suriname, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1887)
  • 1892-10-28 Eduard Jan Dijksterhuis, Dutch historian of science (biography of Archimedes), born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1916-07-30 Robert van Spaendonck, Dutch resistance fighter, born in Tilburg, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1934-03-01 Riet [M. J. J.] Roosen-van Pelt, Dutch politician, 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Tilburg, the Netherlands
  • 1950-05-04 RenĂ© van Asten, Dutch actor (Herenstraat 10), born in Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • 1950-05-05 Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal, I See a Star), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1963-12-11 John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1972-01-23 Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer, born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1974-08-02 Nabil Bouchlal, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1975-08-07 Jimmy van Fessem, Dutch football goalkeeper (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1975-12-11 Gerben de Knegt, Dutch cyclist, born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1976-04-19 Ruud Jolie, Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation), born in Tilburg, Netherlands