Monday, October 14, 2013

Fact of the Day: October Fest

The German festival Oktoberfest dates back to 1810 before the unification of Germany. The first Oktoberfest was to celebrate the marriage between Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and his bride Therese. Ludwig would later become King Ludwig I of Bavaria. 

19 comments:

  1. oh now i know where all of this is coming from :)

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  2. Oh it's so interesting! Sometimes history isn't so boring!!!)))) Great post!

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  3. I had always wondered about the origin of Oktoberfests. Coolness.

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  4. Nice!

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  5. Was that the mad king Ludwig who built all those crazy castles?

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  6. A wedding party so epic it's still going on 200 years later. DAMN.

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  7. Who knew! I just thought it was an excuse to suck down beer all day :)

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  8. I didn't know this, Adam. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. i can't stop staring at his magnificent clothes! i went to elementary school in california with a pretty blonde girl with the last name ludwig.

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