Austrian History (Part 10)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,021

  • 1939-02-23 Josef Feistmantl, Austrian 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, Austrian downhill skier (winner first ever World Cup slalom; Olympic bronze 1968, 72), born in Obernberg am Brenner, Austria
  • 1940-02-01 Bibi Besch, actress (Star Trek 2, Beast Within), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1940-06-04 Ludwig Schwarz, Austrian Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Linz, born in Most pri Bratislave, Slovakia
  • 1940-09-21 Hermann Knoflacher, Austrian civil engineer, born in Villach, Austria
  • 1941-03-27 Liese Prokop, Austrian pentathlete (Olympic silver 1968), born in Tulln District, Austria (d. 2006)
  • 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)
  • 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 (A Sorrow Beyond Dreams), 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Griffen, Austria
  • 1943-09-19 Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzbühel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • 1943-09-28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • 1944-01-18 Alexander Van der Bellen, Austrian politician, President of Austria (2017-), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944-05-02 Franz Innerhofer, Austrian writer (Beautiful Days), born in Krimml, Salzberg

Person of interestDietrich Mateschitz

1944-05-20 Dietrich Mateschitz, Austrian businessman and co-creator of Red Bull energy drink, born in Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Styria, Austria

Businessman and Co-founder of Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz
Businessman and Co-founder of Red Bull
Dietrich Mateschitz
  • 1944-06-22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1944-12-20 Gernot Wolfgruber, Austrian writer, born in Gmünd, Lower Austria
  • 1945-01-11 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), born in Lendolf (d. 2017)
  • 1945-06-07 Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian People's Party politician, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1946-04-01 Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1992)
  • 1946-06-17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer (Wer war Edgar Allan?), born in Vienna
  • 1946-09-23 Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
  • 1947-02-16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1947-03-03 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
  • 1947-06-04 Viktor Klima, Austrian politician (20th Chancellor of Austria), born in Schwechat, Austria

Person of interestArnold Schwarzenegger

1947-07-30 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator) and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • 1947-09-14 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1947-09-16 Ilona Gusenbauer, Austrian high jumper (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Gummersbach, West Germany
  • 1947-10-14 Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • 1948-05-11 Alfred Matt, Austrian slalom (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • 1948-06-12 Hans Binder, Austrian auto racer (European Formula Ford C'ship 1972), born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1948-08-31 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (d. 1982)
  • 1948-09-05 Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1948-10-23 Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur
  • 1948-12-21 Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • 1949-02-15 Hans Graf, Austrian conductor
  • 1949-02-22 Niki Lauda, Austrian auto racer (F1 world champ 1975, 77, 84), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)
  • 1949-05-04 Sybil Danning, Austrian-American actress (Chained Heat), born in Wels, Austria
  • 1949-07-02 Hanno Pöschl, Austrian actor
  • 1949-07-08 Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-born celebrity chef, born in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
  • 1950-01-26 Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary), born in Bad Goisern, Austria (d. 2008)
  • 1950-09-12 Gustav Brunner, Austrian Formula One designer and engineer, born in Graz, Austria
  • 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
  • 1952-05-13 Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
  • 1953-12-03 Franz Klammer, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold downhill 1976; World C'ships gold combined 1974, downhill 1976), born in Mooswald, Carinthia, Austria
  • 1954-01-22 Peter Pilz, Austrian politician, born in Kapfenberg, Austria
  • 1954-01-24 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1986)
  • 1954-02-02 Hansi Hinterseer, Austrian singer, actor, former skier
  • 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
  • 1955-08-08 Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  • 1955-12-16 Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
  • 1956-05-23 Ursula Plassnik, Austrian politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-8), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1956-05-28 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1980)
  • 1958-01-25 Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier, born in Reutte, Austria
  • 1958-02-04 Werner Schwab, Austrian playwright and artist, born in Graz (d. 1994)
  • 1958-04-01 Toni Innauer, Austrian ski jumper (Olympic gold individual normal hill 1980; silver long hill 1976), born in Bezau, Austria
  • 1959-09-04 Armin Kogler, Austrian skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup), born in Schwaz, Austria
  • 1960-08-24 Franz Viehböck, Austrian 1st cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1960-12-15 Walter Werzowa, Austrian composer
  • 1961-11-10 Rudolf Grimm, Austrian physics professor ( Bose–Einstein condensation of molecules), born in Mannheim, West Germany
  • 1961-12-15 Karin Resetarits, Austrian journalist
  • 1962-12-11 Paul Haslinger, Austrian musician and composer, born in Linz, Austria
  • 1963-01-15 Richard Nasheim, Canadian-Austrian ice hockey coach and forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Regina, Canada
  • 1963-05-08 Clemens Lothaller, Austrian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup)
  • 1963-05-16 Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician
  • 1965-06-13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1966-02-08 Alex Antonitsch, Austrian tennis player, born in Villach, Austria
  • 1966-02-15 Petra Huber, Austrian professional tennis player
  • 1966-03-02 Judith Wiesner, Austrian tennis player (World #12 1997; captain Austria's Federation Cup team 2001), born in Hallein Austria
  • 1967-02-22 Alf Poier, Austrian comedian, born in Judenburg, Austria

Person of interestThomas Muster

1967-10-02 Thomas Muster, Austrian tennis player (French Open 1995), born in Leibnitz, Austria

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Thomas Muster
  • 1968-08-22 Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis star, born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1969-01-02 Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician
  • 1969-02-21 Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skiier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Pfarrwerfen, Austria
  • 1969-03-17 Gilbert Schaller, Bruck Austria, tennis star
  • 1970-03-24 Judith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
  • 1970-09-01 Barbara Paulus, Austrian tennis star, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1971-04-27 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
  • 1971-06-12 Florencia Labat, Argentine tennis star (1992 Austrian), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1972-06-08 Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • 1972-07-01 Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • 1972-07-07 Manfred Stohl, Austrian rally driver, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1972-12-07 Hermann Maier, Austrian skier (2 Olympic gold medals 1998), born in Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria
  • 1973-03-08 Boris Kodjoe, Austrian model
  • 1973-03-11 Martin Hiden, Austrian footballer
  • 1974-02-15 Alexander Wurz, Austrian racing driver, born in Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria
  • 1974-04-29 Julian Knowle, Austrian tennis player, born in Lauterach, Austria
  • 1974-06-26 Dieter Kalt, Austrian ice hockey forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1975-06-13 Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
  • 1975-08-06 Renate Götschl, Austrian alpine skier
  • 1976-03-10 Barbara Schett, Innsbruck Austria, tennis star
  • 1977-06-04 Alex Manninger, Austrian footballer
  • 1977-08-24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1978-02-28 Benjamin Raich, Austrian alpine ski racer, born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1980-03-11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer

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