Flight 609 hit slush on the runway, causing the plane to skid off the end of the runway before crashing through the airport fence, speeding across a road, and losing its port wing after catching on a house.
The decision to repeat a horse race from the original celebration the following year led to the establishment of the annual festival at which beer halls and carnival stalls soon began to dominate.
Seen by many as the ultimate act of failed appeasement, the Munich Agreement was tabled on 29 September and signed in the early hours of the next day.
Despite members of the army not being permitted to have membership of a political party, Hitler had been given special permission to join the DAP as a military intelligence officer.
The terrorists and their hostages were shuttled to a nearby airfield, but the captors later turned on the Israeli athletes and killed them with machine guns and a grenade.
Hitler’s detention provided him with the opportunity to write Mein Kampf, his blueprint for power, and to rethink the tactics he would use to take that power in Germany.
Hitler was injured and escaped capture, but was arrested two days later and put on trial for high treason.
First established to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, the most important part of the festivities was a horse race held on the final day.
Shortly after midnight on the morning of the 6th September 1972, nine Israeli Olympic athletes were killed by Palestinian terrorists from the Black September group in the Munich massacre.
On the 8th November 1923, the Beer Hall Putsch took place when Adolf Hitler along with First World War hero Erich Ludendorff led an attempted coup against the Weimar Government by trying to seize power in the Bavarian city of Munich.