|A few data to the eventful history of our city|
|789||First documentary mention of Bietigheim|
|around 870||First documentary mention of Bissingen|
|1360||Bietigheim and Bissingen become part of the Counts of Württemberg|
|1364||Bietigheim incorporated as city|
|15th/16th century||The town of Bietigheim flourishes through viticulture and trade|
|1634-1650||Decline in the 30-Years War|
|1847||Connection of Bietigheim to the railroad network, subsequent industrialization|
|1930||Incorporation of Metterzimmern into Bietigheim|
|1953||Incorporation of Untermberg into Bissingen|
|1967||Bietigheim becomes large county town|
|1975||Merger of the two municipalities to form the new town of Bietigheim-Bissingen|
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