En 1972, Munich accueille les Jeux olympiques d'été à l'occasion desquels la ville inaugure sa première ligne de métro. Le 5 septembre 1972 , l'organisation palestinienne Septembre noir tue deux Israéliens et en prend neuf autres en otage.
Summer in Munich Take advantage of Munich’s warm weather during the summer months and visit some of the city’s outdoor attractions, such as the English Garden, a large park that also has an on-site beer garden. The Olympiapark is also an interesting place to visit, as it is a stadium that was created for the 1972 Olympics.
The event is an appropriate 50th anniversary celebration of the 1972 Olympic Games and one its most iconic landmarks. The multi-sport European Championships is the biggest event in Germany in 2022: a must-attend event for Munich, Bavarian, German, and European residents.