Stockholm in History (Part 2)

Sweden: Gothenburg

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1948-02-03 Henning Mankell, Swedish playwright and author (Wallander novels), born in Stockholm (d. 2015)
  • 1948-11-09 Henrik S. Järrel, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1948-11-26 Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1949-05-05 Anna Bergman, Swedish actress (Agent 69), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1950-02-13 Ewa Aulin, Swedish actress (Candy, Fiorina La Vacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1952-10-10 Bobby Nystrom, Swedish NHL right wing (Stanley Cup 1979-83; jersey #23 retired 1995), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1953-12-14 Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956-03-22 Lena Olin, actress (Enemies A Love Story), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestBjörn Borg

1956-06-06 Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player (11-time Grand Slam winner), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1957-03-18 Christer Fuglesang, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1957-07-21 Stefan Lofven, Swedish politician, Prime Minister (2014-18), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1957-11-03 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1958-02-13 Pernilla August, Swedish actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1960-11-08 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1963-06-30 Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Swedish guitarist and songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1964-03-10 Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1964-05-21 Tommy Albelin, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1965-03-07 Jesper Parnevik, Swedish golfer (Ryder Cup 1997, 99, 2002; British Open 2004, 07 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1966-09-08 Carola Häggkvist, Swedish singer and songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1966-12-20 Myrra Malmberg, Swedish singer, born in Farsta, Stockholm
  • 1967-01-12 Vendela Kirsebom, Norwegian-Swedish model (Sports Illustrated 1993), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1968-03-21 Johan Garpenlov, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1968-05-07 Eagle Eye Cherry, Swedish musician (Save Tonight), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1968-09-13 Emma Wiklund [Sjöberg], Swedish model and actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1969-02-12 Meja [Meja Anna Pernilla Kullersten], Swedish singer-songwriter (How Crazy Are You?), born in Nynäshamn, Stockholm County
  • 1969-07-17 Tommy Soderstrom, Swedish NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1970-10-09 Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer (10 LPGA major titles; 8-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1971-04-16 Frederik Nilsson, IHL forward (Team Sweden, KC (IHL)), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1971-11-09 Melinda Kinnaman, Swedish actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1972-01-02 Mattias Norström, Swedish ice hockey defenceman (LA Kings captain 2001-07; World C'ship gold Sweden 1998), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1972-10-03 Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center (World C'ship gold 1992, 2006; Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1972-10-27 Marika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1974-03-13 Thomas Enqvist, Swedish tennis player (Australian Open 1999 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1974-04-17 Mikael Åkerfeldt, Swedish guitarist and singer (Opeth), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1974-08-28 Johan Andersson, Swedish game programmer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1975-01-17 Rami Yacoub, Swedish songwriter & producer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1975-06-16 Asa Carlsson, Vasteras Sweden, tennis star (1995 Futures-Stockholm)
  • 1976-02-01 Anne Mäkinen, Finnish soccer central midfielder (118 caps; AIK, Stockholm), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1976-08-16 Jonatan Johansson, Finnish soccer striker, manager (106 caps; Rangers, Charlton), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1976-08-25 Alexander Skarsgård, Swedish actor (True Blood, Big Little Lies), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1977-05-02 Fredrik Malm, Swedish politician, Member of Parliament for the Liberal People's Party, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1978-02-13 Mini Andén, Swedish model and actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1978-09-04 Christian Walz, Swedish artist, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979-06-01 Markus Persson "Notch", Video game programmer (Mojang, Minecraft), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979-12-08 Johan Forssell, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979-12-21 Tuva Novotny, Swedish actress and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1981-10-01 Johnny Oduya, Swedish NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 2013, 15; Chicago Blackhawks), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1983-02-21 Daniel Ek, Swedish CEO & co-founder of Spotify, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1984-07-24 John Dhani Lennevald, Swedish pop singer (A-Teens), born in Stockholm
  • 1984-10-25 Sara Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1987-06-02 Darin [Zanyar], Swedish pop singer (Lovekiller, Tvillingen), born in Stockholm
  • 1987-09-26 Rosie Munter, Swedish singer (Play), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestAvicii

1989-09-08 Avicii [Tim Bergling], Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer (Levels, Wake Me Up, Sunshine), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2018)

DJ and Record Producer Avicii
DJ and Record Producer
Avicii
  • 1997-12-16 Zara Larsson, Swedish singer-songwriter, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestGreta Thunberg

2003-01-03 Greta Thunberg, Swedish climate change activist, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg
Climate Activist
Greta Thunberg

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths