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History of Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Fun fact: BEER IS ACTUALLY CONSIDERED A FOOD IN BAVARIA
The 500-year-old Beer Purity Law still in effect today in Germany. It was decreed on April 23, 1516, by Munich’s Duke Wilhelm, protecting the country’s beer drinkers from contaminants, chemicals and any other additives that unsavory merchants might have thought of adding. It is still in effect today and dictates how beer is officially made in Bavaria.

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  • News 1869 - Not long ago a merchant in Munich bought from a peasant a wagon load of hay, paying for it by weight.
    When the wagon was about to be unloaded the head of the seller's son appeared on top. The buyer cried out that he had bought the young scamp too, and ...Read MORE...


  • 1869 - A statue of Goethe was recently uncovered at Munich. The statue was presented to the representatives of the city in the name of the King of Bavaria.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 16, 1869

  • News 1871 - Count Chorinsky, who poisoned his wife some time back in Munich, for which he was imprisoned in the fortress of Rosenberg, has gone mad, and has to be kept in a strait-jacket.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 2, 1869

  • News 1871 - The King of Bavaria came near drowning last December.
    He was skating in the neighborhood of Munich, when the ice broke and he fell in. A private soldier who was near saved the King's life with great...Read MORE...


  • News 1887 - According to Drexler, of 55,832 cattle slaughtered at Munich in 1875, 704, or 1.25 per cent, were affected with tuberculosis in a very evident manner...


    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 2, 1887

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  • News 1895 - March 3 – In Munich, bicyclists have to pass a test and display license plates.

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    March 3, 1895

  • 1895 - Munich
    "Munich, mu'nik (Ger. München, mün'kon; Sp. Mona chio, mo-nā'che-0; It. Munica, moo-nee'kā; L. Mona'chium), the capital city of Bavaria and of the...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Munich, mu'nik (Ger. Munchen, mun'Ken ; L. Mona'- chium), the capital of Bavaria and of tbe district of Upper Bavaria, on the Isar, 35 miles SE. of...Read MORE...


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  • 1869 - A statue of Goethe was recently uncovered at Munich. The statue was presented to the representatives of the city in the name of the King of Bavaria.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 16, 1869
  • News  1869 - Not long ago a merchant in Munich bought from a peasant a wagon load of hay, paying for it by weight.
    When the wagon was about to be unloaded the head of the seller's son appeared on top. The buyer cried out that he had bought the young scamp too, and ... Read MORE...

  • News  1871 - Count Chorinsky, who poisoned his wife some time back in Munich, for which he was imprisoned in the fortress of Rosenberg, has gone mad, and has to be kept in a strait-jacket.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 2, 1869
  • News  1871 - The King of Bavaria came near drowning last December.
    He was skating in the neighborhood of Munich, when the ice broke and he fell in. A private soldier who was near saved the King's life with great... Read MORE...

  • News  1887 - According to Drexler, of 55,832 cattle slaughtered at Munich in 1875, 704, or 1.25 per cent, were affected with tuberculosis in a very evident manner...

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 2, 1887
  • 1895 - Munich
    "Munich, mu'nik (Ger. München, mün'kon; Sp. Mona chio, mo-nā'che-0; It. Munica, moo-nee'kā; L. Mona'chium), the capital city of Bavaria and of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - March 3 – In Munich, bicyclists have to pass a test and display license plates.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 3, 1895
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  • 1906
    Munich, mu'nik (Ger. Munchen, mun'Ken ; L. Mona'- chium), the capital of Bavaria and of tbe district of Upper Bavaria, on the Isar, 35 miles SE. of... Read MORE...

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