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Here you will find current anniversaries of important personalities and events as well as our selection of anniversary highlights.

Anniversaries 2020
Personalities & Events

Anniversaries 2020

John Lennon, Beatles legend, peace activist, political rebel - and died far too early: On October 9, the icon of the music world would have been 80 years old. 100 years ago Walter Matthau, Gert Westphal, Montgomery Clift and Helmut Newton were born. Philippe Noiret, Richard Harris and Niki de Saint Phalle would have celebrated their 90th birthday. Janis Joplin died 50 years ago. Director and artist Christoph Schlingensief would have turned 60 this year. German reunification came into force 30 years ago and on October 6, 1945 the first issue of the Süddeutsche Zeitung was published.
More anniversaries for October in our overview.

Anniversaries 2020
Personalities & Events

Anniversaries 2020

2020 is the Beethoven year. The composer was born 250 years ago. Football legends Beckenbauer, Pelé and Müller also celebrate round birthdays. The great literary critic Marcel Reich-Ranicki would have turned 100, Kommune-1 icon Rainer Langhans enters the 80th year of his life  Karlstadt and the Federal Republic of Germany celebrates the 30th anniversary of reunification. An overview of our anniversary highlights 2020.

Highlights 2021
Personalities & Events

Highlights 2021

The year 2021 is marked by numerous anniversaries and jubilees: Joseph Beuys, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Simone Signoret and the great Sir Peter Ustinov would have turned 100, as well as Sophie Scholl and Hildegard Hamm-Brücher. Sex icon Uschi Obermaier, singer Udo Lindenberg and the Munich dramatist and actor Franz Xaver Kroetz celebrate their 75th birthday. 50 years ago the Munich subway was opened and 75 years ago the Bavarian constitution came into force. An overview of our anniversary highlights 2021.



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Outstanding historical events

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World War I and II, the Weimar Republic and National Socialism, the Protests of 1968 and not least the end of the German division, beginning with the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago - discover these and other collections of pictures from selected historical epochs and events.