On the 24th March 1721, German composer Johann Sebastian Bach dedicated what were to become known as the Brandenburg Concertos to Margrave Christian Ludwig of Brandenburg-Schwedt, the younger brother of King Frederick I of Prussia.
The German ocean liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse became the first vessel to transmit a ship-to-shore wireless message.
On the 22nd February 1943, the first three members of the White Rose resistance group were put on trial and executed by guillotine in Germany.
Attended by the “Big Three” Allied leaders, the conference saw United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin meet to discuss the government of post-war Europe.
On the 15th January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were killed by members of the Freikorps.
The Christmas Truce saw soldiers on the First World War’s Western Front take part in a series of unofficial ceasefires.
Shortly after 8am on the 16th December 1914, the German Imperial Navy attacked the British seaside towns of Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby.
On the 12th December 1935, the Lebensborn registered association was established in Nazi Germany by the SS.
Approximately six hours after Germany’s declaration of war, the United States declared war on Germany.