Timeline of Dortmund


The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Dortmund, Germany.

Dortmund, 16th century

Prior to 19th century


Old Town Hall, in use circa 1240 (photo circa 1890s)

19th century


20th century


1900s-1945

1946-1990s

  • 1946
  • 1947
  • 1950 - Population: 507,349.
  • 1952 - Westfalenhallen rebuilt.
  • 1953 - Dortmund Zoo established.[23]
  • 1956 - Population: 607,885.
  • 1959
  • 1960 - Dortmund Airport opens.
  • 1961 - Gesundheitshaus Dortmund [de] built.
  • 1963 - Dortmund Stadthaus station opens.
  • 1968 - University of Dortmund established.
  • 1969 - Sparkassen-Hochhaus [de] hi-rise built.
  • 1973
  • 1974 - Westfalenstadion (stadium) opens.
  • 1976 - National Rowing Training Centre, Dortmund [de] established.
  • 1977 - Eving Selimiye Camii (mosque) established.[citation needed]
  • 1978 - WestLB Dortmund [de] built.
  • 1983
  • 1984 - Dortmund Stadtbahn begins operating.
  • 1985
    • Technology Centre Dortmund [de] opens.[24]
    • Spielbank Hohensyburg [de] (casino) built.
  • 1987 - Coalmining pit closes, "marking the end of more than 150 years of coalmining in Dortmund."[24]
  • 1989 - Dortmund City Hall [de] rebuilt on the Friedensplatz (Dortmund) [de].
  • 1990 - Eisengiesser Fountain reconstructed on the Freiherr-vom-Stein-Platz (Dortmund) [de].
  • 1991 - Steel company Hoesch AG was bought by Krupp.[25]
  • 1992 - Adlerturm Dortmund [de] (tower) reconstructed.
  • 1993 - Deutsche Arbeitsschutzausstellung [de] museum established.
  • 1999
    • Gerhard Langemeyer [de] becomes mayor.
    • Fritz-Henßler-Berufskolleg [de] (trade school) active.

21st century


See also


References


  1. Britannica 1910.
  2. Ring 1995.
  3. Donald J. Harreld, ed. (2015). A Companion to the Hanseatic League. Brill. ISBN 978-90-04-28476-0.
  4. Frensdorff 1882.
  5. Hermann Tallau (2008). "Älteste (100) Schützenvereinigungen 799-1392". Ein Kaleidoskop zum Schützenwesen (in German). Duderstadt: Mecke Druck und Verlag. ISBN 978-3-936617-85-6.
  6. "Stadtarchiv Dortmund: Wir über uns: Geschichte". Archive in Nordrhein-Westfalen (in German). Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen [de]. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  7. Brockhaus 1896.
  8. Moritz Neefe, ed. (1906). Statistisches Jahrbuch deutscher Städte [Statistical Yearbook of German Cities] (in German). 13. Breslau: Bergstadtverlag Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn [de]. hdl:2027/mdp.39015010783606.
  9. "Germany: States of North Germany: Prussia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1869.
  10. Königliche Museen zu Berlin (1904). Kunsthandbuch für Deutschland (in German) (6th ed.). Georg Reimer.
  11. "German Empire: States of Germany: Prussia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1890.
  12. Colin Lawson, ed. (2003). "Orchestras Founded in the 19th Century (chronological list)". Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00132-8.
  13. U.S. Bureau of Education (1910). "Prussian system of vocational schools from 1884 to 1909". Report of the Commissioner of Education. U.S. Government Printing Office. hdl:2027/umn.31951000865102o.
  14. "German Empire: States of Germany: Prussia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1896.
  15. "German Empire". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1899 via HathiTrust.
  16. Todd 1987.
  17. "Feuerwehr: Über uns: Historie (timeline)". Dortmund.de. Stadt Dortmund. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  18. "Germany". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1908.
  19. "Germany". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1915.
  20. "Germany". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921 via HathiTrust.
  21. "Dortmund (Germany) Newspapers". WorldCat. USA: Online Computer Library Center. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  22. "March 24-April 6, 1947". Chronology of International Events and Documents. London: Royal Institute of International Affairs. 3 (7): 189–201. 1947. JSTOR 40545021.
  23. Vernon N. Kisling, ed. (2000). "Zoological Gardens of Germany (chronological list)". Zoo and Aquarium History. USA: CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-3924-5.
  24. Hennings 1990.
  25. Zeit.de: Ein Mythos verblasst
  26. "German Police Arrest More Than 300", New York Times, 15 June 2006
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

Bibliography


in English

in German

published in the 19th c.
published in the 20th-21st c.
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