Austrian History (Part 6)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 718

  • 1919-10-28 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)
  • 1920-04-08 Erik Pausin, Austria, figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)
  • 1920-05-02 Otto Buchsbaum, Austrian writer and ecological activist (d. 2000)
  • 1920-05-22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe)
  • 1920-08-19 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1921-03-06 Julius Rudel, conductor (NYC Opera 1957), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1921-05-06 Erich Freid, Austrian and British writer, born in Vienna (d. 1988)
  • 1921-06-12 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1921-07-13 Friedrich Peter, Austrian poltitician (d. 2005)
  • 1921-11-01 Ilse Aichinger, Austria, author
  • 1922-03-30 Turhan Bey, actor (Dragon Seed, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1922-04-29 Helmut Krackowizer, Austrian motorcyclist (d. 2001)
  • 1922-05-31 Elisabeth, arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein
  • 1923-03-09 Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • 1923-05-27 Ingeborg "Inge" Morath, Graz Austria, Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller
  • 1923-08-30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)

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1923-10-29 Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist, father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna

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  • 1923-12-23 Günther Schifter, Austrian music journalist
  • 1924-01-08 Robert Starer, composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1924-01-13 Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1994)
  • 1924-02-02 Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
  • 1924-04-07 Johannes Mario Simmel, Austrian writer
  • 1924-04-12 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (d. 2003)
  • 1924-05-02 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • 1924-11-06 Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler, AKA Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (d. 2005)
  • 1925-02-07 Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, born in Linz (d. 1986)
  • 1925-04-20 Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna
  • 1925-07-10 Dorothea Hochletiner, Austria, giant slalom (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1925-08-01 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer (Otto's Pug), born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1926-01-15 Maria Schell, actress (Space 1999), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1926-01-27 Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1926-04-25 Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
  • 1926-06-25 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austria author/poet
  • 1926-08-01 Karl Kohn, American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1926-09-26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
  • 1927-03-16 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, (d. 2014)
  • 1927-05-14 Herbert W. Franke, Austrian writer
  • 1927-07-20 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor/composer
  • 1927-09-02 Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1927-10-06 Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1928-01-20 William Berger, Austria, actress (Adventure of Hercules)
  • 1928-03-24 Vanessa Brown, actress (My Favorite Husband), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1928-05-29 Felix Rohatyn, investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1928-07-20 Pavel Kohout, Czech and Austrian writer (Poor Murderer) and dissident, born in Prague
  • 1928-12-15 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian artist (d. 2000)
  • 1929-02-05 Fred Sinowatz, Austrian politician
  • 1929-02-16 Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)
  • 1929-03-16 Nadja Tiller, Austrian actress
  • 1929-04-08 Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • 1929-06-20 Ingrid Haebler, Austrian pianist (Hayd/Mozart/Schubert)
  • 1929-12-06 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • 1930-02-13 Ernst Fuchs, Austrian artist
  • 1930-05-16 Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist/composer (Hangman's Songs)

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1930-12-08 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor and director (Odessa File, Julia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)

  • 1931-01-05 Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist
  • 1931-09-27 Freddy Quinn, Austrian singer
  • 1931-10-17 Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian writer
  • 1932-07-07 Josef Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and musician (d. 2007)
  • 1932-11-04 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1933-04-24 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor
  • 1933-10-22 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1934-09-30 Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer
  • 1935-03-25 Susan Engel, actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1935-11-17 Anton Sailer, Austria, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • 1936-05-19 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1937-04-17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive
  • 1937-06-12 Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist
  • 1937-10-04 Franz Vranitzky, Austria union chancellor (1986- )
  • 1938-01-20 William Berger, Austrian actor (d. 1993)
  • 1938-09-23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938-10-09 Heinz Fischer, Austrian politician
  • 1938-11-18 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • 1939-02-23 Josef Feistmantl, Austria, lugeist (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1939-02-25 Marisa Mell, Graz Austria, actress (Masquerade, Casanova '70)
  • 1939-05-30 Dieter Quester, Austrian racing driver
  • 1939-09-01 Heinrich Messner, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1940-02-01 Bibi Besch, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1940-06-04 Ludwig Schwarz, Austrian bishop
  • 1940-09-21 Hermann Knoflacher, Austrian civil engineer
  • 1941-03-27 Liese Prokop, Austria, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1968)
  • 1941-05-13 Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1941-07-14 Andreas Khol, Austrian politician
  • 1941-08-22 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, born in Wels (d. 2006)
  • 1941-10-04 Karl Oppitzhauser, Austrian racing driver
  • 1942-06-24 Gerhart Roth, Austrian writer, born in Graz
  • 1942-10-09 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1942-12-06 Peter Handke, Austrian writer
  • 1943-09-19 Christi Haas, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1943-09-28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 1944-05-02 Franz Innerhofer, Austrian writer (Beautiful Days), born in Krimml, Salzberg
  • 1944-05-20 Dietrich Mateschitz, Austrian businessman
  • 1944-06-06 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Vienna Austria
  • 1944-06-22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austria, actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1944-12-20 Gernot Wolfgruber, Austrian writer, born in Gmünd
  • 1945-01-11 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), born in Lendolf (d. 2017)
  • 1945-06-07 Wolfgang Schüssel, Chancellor of Austria
  • 1946-01-01 Manfred Stengl, Austria, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1946-06-17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer
  • 1946-09-23 Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
  • 1947-02-16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)

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