Poznań in History

Historical Events

  • 1940-01-06 Mass execution of Poles, committed by Germans in the city of Poznań, Warthegau.
  • 1956-06-28 Riots break out in Poznan, Poland, 38 die
  • 1960-02-19 Protest strike in Poznan, Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • 1925-11-19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born sociologist (Modernity and the Holocaust), born in Poznań (d. 2017)
  • 1978-11-22 Magdalena Grzybowska, Polish tennis star (1995 Futures Slovakia), born in Poznań, Poland