Vienna in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 342 of 342


Person of interestMaximilian Schell

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

  • 1931-10-12 Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1932-11-04 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (1992-2004), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1933-04-24 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (Mrs. Warren's Profession), born in Vienna
  • 1934-06-07 Philippe Entremont, French pianist and conductor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra), born in Reims, France
  • 1935-03-25 Susan Engel, British actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1935-06-25 Kurt Schwertsik, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1937-04-17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive (Volkswagen Group), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938-09-23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1940-02-01 Bibi Besch, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1941-05-13 Senta Berger, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1942-10-09 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1943-01-07 Leona Williams, American country music singer (Ladies Get the Blues), born in Vienna, Missouri
  • 1944-01-18 Alexander Van der Bellen, Austrian politician, President of Austria (2017-), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944-06-06 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Tilsit, East Prussia (d. 2015)
  • 1945-06-07 Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian People's Party politician, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1946-06-17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer (Wer war Edgar Allan?), born in Vienna
  • 1947-02-15 Marisa Berenson, American actress (Barry Lyndon; Death in Vienna; SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1947-09-14 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1948-12-02 Antonín Panenka, Czech soccer midfielder (59 caps; Bohemians Praha, Rapid Vienna), born in Prague, Czech Republic

Person of interestNiki Lauda

1949-02-22 Niki Lauda, Austrian auto racer (F1 world champ 1975, 77, 84), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)

Auto Racer Niki Lauda
Auto Racer
Niki Lauda
  • 1951-04-13 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever (Olympic gold 1972), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1954-01-24 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1986)
  • 1954-06-21 Robert Menasse, Austrian writer (Die Vertreibung aus der Hölle), born in Vienna
  • 1955-07-18 Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1956-10-04 Christoph Waltz, German Austrian actor (Django Unchained), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1957-02-19 Falco [Johann "Hans" Hölzel], Austrian rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1960-08-24 Franz Viehböck, Austrian 1st cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1962-10-26 Roger Kingdom, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Vienna, Georgia
  • 1965-06-13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1969-02-22 Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1969-03-17 Andrew McMarlin, Vienna VA, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-07-07 Michael McCrary, American NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Vienna, Virginia
  • 1970-09-01 Barbara Paulus, Austrian tennis star, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1972-05-24 Petra Schwarz-Ritter, Austrian tennis star (1988 Futures-Bari-ITA), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1972-07-07 Manfred Stohl, Austrian rally driver, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1976-08-14 Alex Albrecht, American actor, born in Vienna, Virginia
  • 1977-08-24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1980-12-01 Mubarak Hassan Shami, Qatari athlete (Vienna 2005, Prague 2006, Paris 2007 marathons), born in Baringo, Kenya
  • 1982-05-04 Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1986-08-27 Sebastian Kurz, Austrian politician, Austrian Chancellor (201709), Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), born in Vienna, Austria

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