Photo: Stadtarchiv Wasserburg am Inn
Numerous references of Wasserburg in history books, such as 1085-1088 “Wazzerburch” and 1091-1098 “Wazirpurch”
Hallgraf Engelbert moves his family seat in the middle of this century from Limburg to Wasserburg
Graf Konrad grants Wasserburg “Burgrecht” (an old form of city charter)
After a 17 week siege, Herzog Ludwig (later Ludwig II) conquers the town which up till now was in the hands of the Wittelsbacher (by inheritance)
Wasserburg accepted into the Bavarian “Landtafel” ( a kind of parliament with representatives from the nobility, the towns and the people).
Building of the first town hall
Building of the first town church
Right to levy own taxes
Establishment of law
Town constitution: Haag citizens are granted freedom of the town of Wasserburg
Granting of the general charter by the emperor Ludwig of Bavaria. Later through the granting of further priviliges the town reaches full autonomy with self administration – town charter.
Division of the lands of Bavaria. Wasserburg becomes part of Bayern-Ingolstadt following a lottery.
Building of the town parish church by master builder Hans von Burghausen. Building continued by master builders Stephan Krumenauer and Wolfgang Wieser.
Extension of the town fortifications.
Failed siege of the city by Herzog Heinrich von Landshut (Monument in the town hall side entrance).
Granting of the “Salzscheibenpfennig” the right to levy duty on transported salt for all time.
Further division of lands, Wasserburg is annexed to Landshut.
Building of the town hall by Jörg Tünzl.
Landshut war of succession. The citizens hand over the town to Ruprecht von der Pfalz.
Herzog Wilhelm IV upgrades the castle to a duchy seat.
Great plague epidemic, the town citizens vow to renovate the parish church.
Renovation of the parish church by the Zürn brothers following the citizens´ resolution of 1634.
Battle of farmers at Achatzberg (Austrian war of succession).
Last Bavarian Parliamental meeting in Wasserburg
Battle of Hohenlinden
Last town fire
Establishment of an exhibition of town history in the earlier St. Michael´s church ( today the Wasserburg town museum in the Herrengasse).
Opening of the Wasserburg railway station (Reitmehring) to Wasserburg town, 3 years later the railway line Ebersberg-Wasserburg.
Collapse of the “Red Bridge” over the Inn caused by floating ice.
Dissolution of the local Wasserburg parliament as part of the area reforms of Bavaria.
High water barrier of the old town
Blockage of the railway line to Wasserburg town by a landslide, since then, replaced by a town bus service
From about 1980 until today
The realisation of numerous ambitious projects: the Wasserburg by- pass, a sewage treatment plant, a town sewerage system, 2 free multistorey car parks, a connecting ramp to Münchner Straße and numerous buildings and street renovations in the old town.