Austrian History (Part 4)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 425

  • 1918-04-15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
  • 1918-09-14 WW I: Austria-Hungary sends a note to the Allies requesting peace discussions, but the Allies reject the offer
  • 1918-10-28 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
  • 1918-11-04 The Allied armistice with Austria-Hungary, signed 3 November, goes into effect
  • 1918-11-11 Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates
  • 1918-11-12 Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic
  • 1919-02-21 German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-03-12 Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
  • 1919-04-03 Austria expels all Habsburgers
  • 1919-06-20 Treaty of Versailles: Germany ends incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-09-10 Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany
  • 1919-12-17 Austrian parliament approves 8-hour working day
  • 1920-03-01 Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Adm Horthy
  • 1921-05-30 Salzburg, Austria, votes to join Germany
  • 1921-08-23 Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th
  • 1922-10-04 Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
  • 1922-10-07 Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria
  • 1924-11-08 Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt
  • 1924-12-09 Michael Hainisch re-elected Austrian president
  • 1926-02-04 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
  • 1926-10-15 Austria government of Seipel, forms
  • 1927-07-15 Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police
  • 1928-06-28 Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
  • 1928-12-05 MW Miklas elected president of Austria
  • 1929-04-01 Austrian government of Ignaz Seipel falls
  • 1929-04-30 Earnest Streeruwitz becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1929-09-26 John Schrober becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1930-09-25 Austrian government of Vaugoin forms
  • 1930-12-03 Otto Ender forms Austrian government
  • 1931-01-26 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty
  • 1931-02-02 1st use of a rocket to deliver mail (Austria)
  • 1931-05-11 Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails, beginning financial collapse of Central Europe
  • 1931-06-16 Austrian government of Ender falls
  • 1931-06-20 Karl Buresch becomes chancellor of Austrian
  • 1931-09-13 Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria

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1932-02-25 Austrian immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1932-05-20 Engelbert Dollfuss becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1932-10-19 Austria forbids demonstration by Nazis & anti fascists
  • 1933-03-04 Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
  • 1933-05-27 Austrian communist party banned
  • 1933-06-19 Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
  • 1934-02-01 Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves all political parties but his
  • 1934-02-12 The four-day February Uprising, sometimes called the Austrian Civil War, begins.
  • 1934-02-13 Austrian Dollfuss government bans socialist party
  • 1934-02-16 Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund.
  • 1934-04-30 Austria gets "Austrian facist" constitution
  • 1934-05-01 Austria signs pact with Vatican
  • 1934-07-25 Failed nazi coup in Austria
  • 1935-12-01 Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
  • 1936-03-23 Italy, Austria & Hungary sign Pact of Rome
  • 1938-02-12 Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg visits Hitler in Berchtesgaden
  • 1938-02-12 German troops entered Austria
  • 1938-03-11 Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country
  • 1938-03-12 Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
  • 1938-03-13 Anschluss - Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
  • 1938-04-10 Austria becomes a state of Germany
  • 1938-04-26 Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks
  • 1938-08-28 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria
  • 1938-11-09 Kristallnacht begins: pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria - first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins
  • 1938-11-10 Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris
  • 1938-11-11 German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi
  • 1941-07-26 1st Dutch Austrians depart Hague
  • 1942-10-10 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp
  • 1944-08-17 Soviet troops arrive at Austria-Prussia border
  • 1944-10-06 Canadians free Austria
  • 1945-03-30 USSR invades Austria
  • 1945-04-27 2nd Republic of Austria forms
  • 1945-05-05 Mauthausen Concentration camp in Austria liberated by US forces from 41st Reconnaissance Squadron.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1945-07-31 Pierre Laval, fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria

Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 1945-12-19 Austrian Republic re-establishes
  • 1953-04-02 Raab forms his 1st government in Austria
  • 1954-01-11 2 ton locomotive swept into ravine by avalanche 10 die (Austria)
  • 1954-01-12 Austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hrs later 2nd one-kills 115
  • 1955-02-17 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB
  • 1955-05-15 Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restore Austria's independence
  • 1955-07-27 Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation since WWII
  • 1955-08-25 Last Soviet forces leave Austria
  • 1955-09-21 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • 1955-10-25 Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
  • 1955-11-05 New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)
  • 1955-12-14 16 countries join the United Nations, including Austria, Finland, Italy, and Spain
  • 1957-05-05 Adolf Scharf elected president of Austria
  • 1961-04-11 Austrian 4th & last government of Raab resigns
  • 1963-06-26 Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government
  • 1964-01-29 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-09 9th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-25 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns
  • 1964-04-02 Josef Klaus succeeds Alfons Gorbach as chancellor of Austria
  • 1965-05-23 Franz Jonas elected president of Austria
  • 1966-03-05 11th Eurovision Song Contest: Udo Jurgens for Austria wins singing "Merci, Cherie" in Luxembourg
  • 1967-03-12 Austria's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
  • 1970-03-01 Kreisky's social democrats win Austrian parliamentary election
  • 1970-04-20 Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria
  • 1971-12-22 UN General Assembly ratifies former Austrian President Kurt Waldheim as Secretary-General
  • 1972-02-04 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria
  • 1973-09-28 Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
  • 1976-02-04 12th Winter Olympic games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-02-13 American Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic figure-skating gold in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-02-15 12th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-07-11 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 718


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1882-10-20 Bela Lugosi [Blaskó], Austrian actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space), born in Lugos, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1956)

  • 1882-10-24 Emmerich Kálmán, Siófok, Austria-Hungary, Hungarian composer of operettas
  • 1882-11-02 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • 1882-11-10 Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • 1882-11-15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1883-02-08 Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
  • 1883-02-12 Ludwig Stossel, Austria, actor (Man With a Camera)
  • 1883-03-09 Umberto Saba, Italian writer, born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1883-04-19 Richard von Mises, Austrian-born mathematician (d. 1953)

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1883-07-03 Franz Kafka, Czech author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1924)

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • 1883-07-19 Max Fleischer, Austrian animator and film producer (d. 1972)
  • 1883-09-02 Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, "The Red Archduchess" (d. 1963)
  • 1883-09-05 Otto E Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier)
  • 1883-12-03 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1884-02-02 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/General Spanish rep army
  • 1884-02-14 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
  • 1884-10-30 Rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera)
  • 1885-01-15 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (d. 1973)
  • 1885-02-09 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, a Lulu of a composer!, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1885-09-06 Franz T Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall)
  • 1885-09-13 Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian geometer (d. 1962)
  • 1885-10-21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-06-01 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
  • 1886-11-01 Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)
  • 1886-12-23 Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)
  • 1887-01-29 Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)
  • 1887-02-03 Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)
  • 1887-02-21 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • 1887-05-11 Paul Wittgenstein, left handed pianist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1887-08-12 Erwin Schrodinger, physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • 1887-08-17 Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)
  • 1887-08-31 Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist
  • 1887-10-06 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austria, singer (Vienna Opera)
  • 1887-10-12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet (d. 1951)
  • 1887-11-14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887-12-07 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1888-01-24 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
  • 1888-05-10 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, composer (Gone With Wind), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1889-04-18 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter

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1889-04-20 Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1889-04-26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)
  • 1889-09-21 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist
  • 1890-01-16 Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • 1890-08-05 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1890-08-05 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (d. 1987)
  • 1890-09-10 Franz Werfel, Austria, author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)
  • 1891-05-15 Fritz Feigl, Austria, chemist (spot tests)
  • 1891-08-26 Ferdinand Bruckner, [Theodor Tagger], Austrian playwright (Races)
  • 1891-09-16 Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-born German spy (d. 1972)
  • 1891-11-29 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)
  • 1891-12-22 Edward L Bernays, 1st public relations agent, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1892-02-05 George Saiko, Austrian writer, born in Seestadtl, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • 1892-03-09 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
  • 1892-05-09 Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)
  • 1892-05-12 Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)
  • 1892-05-16 Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • 1892-07-22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1892-09-27 John Mylong, Austria, actor (Robot Monsters)
  • 1892-10-04 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
  • 1893-03-31 Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1893-07-20 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (From Where I Came)
  • 1894-05-29 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)
  • 1894-06-13 Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
  • 1894-08-28 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (d. 1981)
  • 1894-09-02 Joseph Roth, Austria, journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)
  • 1894-11-16 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
  • 1895-02-13 Fred Essler, Austria, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk)
  • 1895-08-16 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (d. 2000)
  • 1895-12-03 Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
  • 1896-03-22 Joseph Schildkraut, actor (Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank)), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1896-04-30 Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
  • 1896-10-06 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1978)
  • 1896-11-28 Lilia Skala, actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1896-12-03 John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
  • 1897-01-23 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (d. 2000)
  • 1897-02-21 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Soylent Green, T'Pau-Star Trek)
  • 1897-03-24 Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)
  • 1897-04-23 John Wengraf, actor (12 to Moon, Pride & Passion), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1897-05-22 Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)
  • 1897-05-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
  • 1897-06-11 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)
  • 1897-12-10 Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)
  • 1897-12-14 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (d. 1977)
  • 1898-04-09 Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer
  • 1898-08-12 Oscar Homolka, actor (I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1898-10-01 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • 1898-10-18 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love)
  • 1899-04-13 Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher
  • 1899-05-26 Otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian
  • 1900-01-05 Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, born in Vorarlberg, Austria (d. 1974)
  • 1900-03-06 Ludwig Donath, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-05-12 Helene Weigel, Austria/German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage)
  • 1900-07-20 Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian economist
  • 1900-08-22 Elizabeth Bergner, actress (Catherine the Great), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-08-23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-11-19 Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], actor (Laura), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-12-03 Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
  • 1901-01-22 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 479

  • 1953-11-29 Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • 1954-01-11 Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83
  • 1954-05-16 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61
  • 1955-04-24 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79
  • 1955-09-07 Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
  • 1956-01-27 Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies
  • 1956-02-05 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74
  • 1957-01-04 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84
  • 1957-05-12 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian/US actor (Grand Illusion), dies at 71
  • 1957-08-25 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, dies at 74
  • 1957-11-03 Wilhelm Reich, Austria/US psycho analyst (sexual), dies at 60
  • 1957-11-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60
  • 1958-09-17 Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Austrian/British chemist, dies at 71
  • 1958-12-15 Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  • 1959-02-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, dies at 53
  • 1959-05-20 Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60
  • 1959-08-20 Alfred Kubin, Austrian writer and illustrator, dies at 82
  • 1960-01-02 Friedrich Adler, Austria soc-dem, murdered PM Storgkh, dies at 80
  • 1960-09-22 Melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1961-01-04 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 73

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • 1961-03-03 Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-born left-handed pianist, dies at 72
  • 1962-01-29 Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86
  • 1962-07-06 Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (b. 1872)
  • 1962-10-11 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists to independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, dies at 90
  • 1962-12-23 George Saiko, Austrian writer, dies at 70
  • 1963-01-03 Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83
  • 1964-01-08 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61), dies at 72
  • 1964-02-10 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (b. 1905)
  • 1964-09-03 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1964-12-17 Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1883)
  • 1965-02-28 Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74
  • 1965-04-03 Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898)
  • 1965-05-03 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75
  • 1965-05-09 Leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62
  • 1965-06-07 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
  • 1968-01-17 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83
  • 1968-09-06 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69
  • 1968-10-27 Lise Meitner, Austria/Swedish physics (protactinium), dies at 89
  • 1969-01-05 Franz T Csokor, Austria author (Gottes General), dies at 83
  • 1969-12-22 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75
  • 1971-01-23 Fritz Feigl, Austria-born chemist (b. 1871)
  • 1971-05-06 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70
  • 1971-06-28 Franz Stangl, Austrian commandant of concentration camps (b. 1908)
  • 1971-07-27 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83
  • 1971-12-13 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88
  • 1972-01-10 Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
  • 1972-11-30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • 1973-01-20 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
  • 1973-01-29 Ludwig Stossel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 89
  • 1973-10-17 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian poet (Gott von Manhattan), dies at 47
  • 1973-11-04 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75
  • 1974-01-27 Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, dies at 74
  • 1974-10-06 Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1975-01-03 Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (False Flag), dies at 77
  • 1975-07-06 Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies
  • 1975-08-28 Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907)
  • 1976-08-02 Fritz Lang, German-Austrian director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
  • 1977-11-18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897)
  • 1978-01-14 Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1978-11-09 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1979-10-12 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies from natural causes at 82
  • 1980-02-22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93
  • 1980-04-13 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956)
  • 1980-10-21 Hans Asperger, Austrian psychologist (b. 1906)
  • 1981-08-14 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (b. 1894)
  • 1981-11-27 Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies of cancer at 83
  • 1982-03-25 Hugo Huppert, Austrian writer and poet, dies at 79
  • 1982-04-07 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (b. 1948)
  • 1982-05-02 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-born American actor, born in Vienna
  • 1982-06-12 Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)
  • 1982-10-09 Anna Freud, Austria/Engl psychoanalyst/daughter of Sigmund, dies at 86
  • 1983-02-20 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • 1984-10-20 Carl Ferdinand Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)
  • 1985-01-10 Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)
  • 1986-06-01 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958)
  • 1986-06-06 Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, dies at 61
  • 1987-04-03 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer, dies at 97
  • 1988-04-07 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
  • 1988-05-21 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, dies at 91
  • 1988-11-22 Erich Freid, Austrian and British writer, dies at 67
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, Dutch/Austrian writer (Heldenplatz), dies at 58
  • 1989-02-27 Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
  • 1989-02-27 Konrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies at 85
  • 1989-03-14 Zita, Empress of Austria/Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • 1989-07-16 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor, dies at 81
  • 1990-03-13 Bruno Bettelhelm, Austrian/US psychoanalyst, commits suicide at 86
  • 1990-07-29 Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
  • 1990-10-27 Princess Sophie von Hohenberg, daughter of assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (b. 1901)
  • 1990-11-30 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, dies at 78
  • 1991-03-02 Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies
  • 1991-04-21 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert), dies at 81
  • 1991-05-27 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)
  • 1991-12-22 Ernst Krenek, Austrian/US composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1992-03-29 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • 1992-05-02 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
  • 1992-06-08 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • 1993-01-06 Elisabeth, arch duch of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, dies at 70
  • 1993-09-11 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • 1993-11-16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54