Switzerland in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 498 of 498

  • 1950-08-21 Patrick Juvet, Swiss singer, born in Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1951-07-14 Esther Dyson, computer publisher (Release 1.0), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1951-09-18 Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver
  • 1952-01-15 Boris Blank, Swiss artist and musician (Yello, Tranceonic), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1952-01-21 Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
  • 1952-08-03 Frank Schaeffer, American author (Crazy for God), born in Champéry, Switzerland
  • 1953-10-04 Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss new-age harpist (Down to the Moon), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1955-05-04 Renate Bruemmer, Swiss cosmonaut, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • 1955-06-02 Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
  • 1956-04-16 Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier
  • 1957-09-10 Kate Burton, actress (Ice Storm, August), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1958-03-01 Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist
  • 1958-06-07 Francesca Thyssen, Swiss art collector, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1959-02-08 Heinz Gunthardt, Swiss tennis star
  • 1959-03-28 Petra Delhees, Swiss tennis star, born in Aarau, Switzerland
  • 1960-01-08 Jolanda Egger, Playboy playmate (June, 1983), born in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • 1960-08-17 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer
  • 1961-03-27 Tony Rominger, Swiss road racing cyclist, born in Vejle, Denmark
  • 1961-12-09 Christiane Jolissaint, Swiss tennis star
  • 1962-06-10 Vincent Perez, Swiss actor
  • 1962-08-26 Tariq Ramadan, Islamic scholar, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1963-01-28 Denise Biellmann, Swiss figure skater (Olympic 4th 1980), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1963-02-04 Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1963-02-16 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer
  • 1963-04-10 Doris Leuthard, Swiss politician, President of Switzerland (2017), born in Merenschwand, Switzerland
  • 1963-05-24 Kathy Leander, Swiss singer
  • 1963-06-13 Bettina Bunge, German tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983), born in Adliswil, Switzerland
  • 1964-03-16 Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • 1964-05-23 Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1964-11-26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1965-06-10 Claudio Mezzadri, Swiss tennis star
  • 1965-08-31 Daniel Bernhardt, Swiss actor
  • 1966-06-23 Chantal Daucourt, Swiss mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95), born in Bienne, Switzerland
  • 1966-12-06 Natascha Badmann, Swiss triathlete
  • 1967-03-04 Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
  • 1968-01-05 DJ Bobo [Peter Baumann], Swiss singer, born in Kölliken
  • 1968-04-19 Thomas Nock, actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1968-05-02 Jeff Agoos, Swiss-American soccer player, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1968-07-05 Alex Zülle, Swiss cyclist
  • 1969-06-11 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
  • 1969-07-28 Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1969-11-03 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.
  • 1970-01-27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • 1970-04-24 Emanuela Zardo, Swiss tennis star
  • 1970-11-07 Marc Rosset, tennis star (1992 French Doubles), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1971-01-08 Pascal Zuberbühler, Swiss footballer
  • 1971-05-24 Paul Ragusa, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Bülach, Switzerland
  • 1971-06-14 Ramon Vega, former Swiss footballer
  • 1971-07-19 Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo)
  • 1972-09-28 Cathy Caverzasio, Swiss tennis star
  • 1973-05-01 Oliver Neuville, German soccer striker (Germany 69 caps), born in Locarno, Switzerland
  • 1973-06-09 Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
  • 1974-03-31 Benjamin Eicher, Swiss film director
  • 1974-09-07 Mario Frick, Swiss-Liechtensteiner footballer, born in Chur, Switzerland
  • 1975-04-01 George Bastl, Swiss tennis player
  • 1975-10-31 Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1976-02-06 Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
  • 1976-10-04 Ueli Steck, Swiss mountain climber, born in Emmental (d. 2017)
  • 1976-12-17 Patrick Müller, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-02-22 Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-03-08 Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-11-21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-12-11 Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1978-04-01 Miroslava Vavrinec, Swiss tennis player
  • 1978-04-08 Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer
  • 1978-06-13 Mathis Künzler, Swiss actor
  • 1978-12-14 Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player
  • 1979-04-11 Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player, born in Oberbalm, Switzerland
  • 1979-07-15 Alexander Frei, Swiss footballer
  • 1979-08-19 Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer

Person of interestMartina Hingis

1980-09-30 Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis star (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 1980-12-27 Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
  • 1981-02-09 Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver
  • 1981-06-25 Simon Ammann, Swiss ski jumper, born in Grabs, Switzerland

Person of interestRoger Federer

1981-08-08 Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player (20 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Bottmingen, Switzerland

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • 1981-08-28 Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1982-05-23 Cyrill Gloor, Swiss footballer
  • 1982-08-31 Patrick Nuo, Swiss singer
  • 1982-09-05 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1983-04-04 Fabian Geiser, Swiss footballer (Le Mont), born in Langenthal, Switzerland
  • 1983-05-02 Christa Rigozzi, Swiss model (Miss Switzerland 2006), born in Monte Carasso, Ticino, Switzerland
  • 1983-09-08 Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer
  • 1983-10-31 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2007)
  • 1983-12-08 Neel Jani, Swiss racing driver
  • 1984-05-02 Thabo Sefolosha, Swiss basketball player, born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • 1984-06-27 Gökhan Inler, Swiss footballer (İstanbul Başakşehir), born in Olten, Switzerland
  • 1984-06-27 Julie Ordon, Swiss model, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1985-02-14 Philippe Senderos, Swiss footballer
  • 1985-03-28 Stanislas Wawrinka, Swiss tennis player (3 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1985-04-19 Valon Behrami, Swiss Footballer
  • 1985-05-22 Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer
  • 1986-04-12 Blerim Džemaili, Swiss footballer (Switzerland national team), born in Tetovo, Macedonia
  • 1986-05-13 Scott Sutter, Swiss footballer
  • 1987-08-05 Xenia Tchoumitcheva, Swiss model
  • 1988-02-14 Quentin Mosimann, Swiss singer, winner of Star Academy France 7
  • 1988-03-10 Ivan Rakitić, Croatian football player (FC Barcelona, Croatian national team), born in Möhlin, Switzerland
  • 1988-10-31 Sébastien Buemi, Swiss racing driver, born in Aigle, Switzerland
  • 1989-07-17 Marko Todorović, Swiss swimmer

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