Austrian History (Part 5)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 401 - 445 of 445

  • 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

Conference meetingSummit of Interest

1961-06-04 US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev meet at the Vienna Summit in Austria

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1963-06-26 Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government
  • 1964-01-29 IX Winter Olympic Games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-09 IX Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-25 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns
  • 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 XII Winter Olympic Games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-02-15 XII Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-07-11 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • 1982-07-31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria and France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • 1983-04-24 Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election
  • 1983-05-24 Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as Chancellor of Austria
  • 1984-04-21 Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph
  • 1985-05-15 Everton of England wins 25th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 3-1 in Rotterdam
  • 1986-06-08 Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected President of Austria
  • 1987-04-27 US Justice Department bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987-06-25 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian President Kurt Waldheim

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1987-11-12 Ulla Weigerstorfer of Austria, 20, crowned 37th Miss World
  • 1991-05-27 Austrian Boeing 767-300 explodes at Bangkok, 223 die
  • 1992-06-08 Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
  • 1992-07-08 Thomas Klestil installed as President of Austria
  • 1994-03-13 33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right Freedom Party
  • 1994-09-18 Austrian conservative FVP wins election; extreme right gets 18.5%
  • 1994-10-06 -9] European Campaign against Racism confers in Austria
  • 1994-10-09 Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)
  • 1995-01-01 Austria, Finland & Sweden act to join European Union
  • 1996-05-08 Paris Saint-Germain of France win 36th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 1-0 in Brussels
  • 1999-02-23 An avalanche destroys the Austrian village of Galtür, killing 31
  • 2000-11-11 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a funicular railway catches fire in an alpine tunnel near Kaprun, Austria
  • 2009-05-15 Eurostat report that Austria, Belgium, and Romania have all entered recession in the first quarter of 2009
  • 2013-01-20 Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum
  • 2013-01-21 41 people are injured after two trains collide in Vienna, Austria
  • 2014-05-10 59th Eurovision Song Contest: Conchita Wurst for Austria wins singing "Rise Like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen
  • 2016-05-22 Independent Alexander Van der Bellen defeats Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer by just 31,000 votes to become President in Austrian elections
  • 2016-12-04 Austria elects liberal independent Alexander Van der Bellen as President, after original vote in May annulled

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,021

  • 1870-12-10 Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), born in Brno, Austria-Hungary (d. 1933)
  • 1870-12-14 Karl Renner, Austrian President (1918-20, 45-50), born in Dolní Dunajovice, Austria-Hungary (d. 1950)
  • 1870-12-15 Josef Hoffmann, Austrian architect, born in Brtnice, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1956)
  • 1871-01-10 Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian poet & writer (Jesse & Maria), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1955)
  • 1871-02-09 Fran Saleški Finžgar, Slovene folk writer (Our Blood, Service Girls), born in Doslovče, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1862)
  • 1871-05-30 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (Phantom), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1946)
  • 1871-10-14 Alexander von Zemlinsky, Austrian composer (Schneeman), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1871-11-15 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian botanist who was one of three scientists (also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns) who independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1962)
  • 1872-01-04 Edmund Rumpler, Austrian auto/airplane builder
  • 1872-04-13 Alexander Roda Roda, Austrian writer, born in Drnowitz, Moravia (d. 1945)
  • 1872-05-28 Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (pioneer of statistical physics), born in Vorder-Brühl, Austria-Hungary (d. 1917)

Person of interestEmil Hácha

1872-07-12 Emil Hácha, Czech politician (President of Czechoslovakia, 1938-9, State President of Bohemia and Moravia, 1939-1945), born in Trhové Sviny, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

President of Czechoslovakia Emil Hácha
President of Czechoslovakia
Emil Hácha
  • 1872-07-18 Julius Fučík, Czech composer, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1916)
  • 1872-08-09 Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal, born in Alcsút, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1962)
  • 1872-09-26 Ottokar Czernin, Austro-Hungarian diplomat (Imperial Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary) and politician, born in Dimokur, Austria-Hungary (d. 1932)
  • 1872-10-15 Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian politician and 3rd President of Austria (1928-38), born in Krems, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary (d. 1956)
  • 1872-11-29 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director
  • 1873-01-15 Max Adler, Austria jurist & social philosopher (Austromarxism), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1937)
  • 1873-02-02 Leopold Fall, Austrian operetta composer (Dollar Princess)
  • 1873-04-14 Viktor Josef Keldorfer, Austrian composer, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1959)
  • 1873-04-24 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, 5th President of Austria (1951-57), born in Újszőny by Komorn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1873-05-09 Anton Cermak, American politician (44th Mayor of Chicago, 1931-33), born in Kladno, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1933)
  • 1873-08-18 Leo Slezak, Austrian tenor and actor (Othello, Zirkus Saran, Husaren heraus), born in Mährisch-Schönberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1946)
  • 1873-09-08 Max Reinhardt [Goldmann], Austrian theatrical director (Oedipus Rex) and founder of the Salzburg Festival, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1943)
  • 1873-12-11 Josip Plemelj, Slovenian mathematician, born in Bled, Austria-Hungary (d. 1967)
  • 1874-01-29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)
  • 1874-02-01 Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austrian poet/dramatist/essayist
  • 1874-03-12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer

Person of interestHarry Houdini

1874-03-24 Harry Houdini [Erich Weiss], Famous magician and escape artist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1926)

Magician and Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician and Escape Artist
Harry Houdini
  • 1874-04-09 Julius Bittner, Austrian composer (Little Violet), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1939)
  • 1874-04-28 Karl Kraus, Austrian satirical writer, born in Jičín, Austrian-Hungarian Empire (d. 1936)
  • 1874-05-12 Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Reaction of Pirquet)
  • 1874-05-27 Richard von Schaukal, Moravian-Austria poet and writer (Eros Thanatos), born in Brno, Czech Republic (d. 1942)
  • 1874-06-07 Theodor Streicher, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1940)
  • 1874-06-11 Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

1874-09-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1874-12-08 Ernst Moro, Austrian physician and pediatrician (Moro reflex), born in Laibach, Duchy of Carniola, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • 1874-12-22 Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer & musician, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 1939)
  • 1875-02-02 Fritz Kreisler, violinist/composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1875-04-18 Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Croatian writer (The Brave Adventures of Lapitch), born in Ogulin, Croatian Military Frontier, Austria-Hungary (d. 1938)
  • 1875-06-20 Othenio Able, Austrian artist, fossil creator and founder of paleobiology, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1946)
  • 1875-09-03 Ferdinand Porsche, German automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, born in Maffersdorf, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1951)
  • 1875-10-17 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer (Yes & No!)
  • 1875-12-04 Rainer Maria Rilke, Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist (Ana, The City, Duino Elegies), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1926)
  • 1876-05-26 Jack Root, Austrian-American boxing's 1st light heavyweight champion, born in Frahelž, Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 1963)
  • 1877-02-25 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1935)
  • 1877-04-10 Alfred Kubin, Austrian writer and illustrator, born in Leitmeritz, Bohemia (d. 1959)
  • 1877-07-27 Ernő Dohnányi, Hungarian composer and conductor, born in Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1877-09-15 Jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and Zionist, born in Bystřice pod Hostýnem, Czech Republic (d. 1938)
  • 1877-12-18 Max Pallenberg, Austrian extempore farce actor (Morn to Midnight), husband of Operetta star Fritzi Massary, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1934)
  • 1878-01-21 Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist, actor and writer (Kleine Portratgalerie, Der Partylowe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1878-02-08 Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli dialogue philosopher and theologist (Ich und Du), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)
  • 1878-03-23 Franz Schrecker, Austrian composer (Der ferne Klang, Der Schatzgräber)
  • 1878-10-01 Othmar Spann, Austrian economist and sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie), born in Vienna (d. 1950)
  • 1878-10-12 Karl Buresch, Austrian lawyer and politician, born in Groß-Enzersdorf, Austria (d. 1936)
  • 1878-11-07 Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (discovered the nuclear fission of uranium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1968)
  • 1879-01-05 Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1946)
  • 1879-05-06 Bedřich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist (development of Hittitology), born in Lysá nad Labem, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1952)
  • 1879-05-28 Milutin Milanković, Serbian astronomer and geophysicist (linked long-term changes in climate to astronomical factors affecting the amount of solar energy received at Earth’s surface), born in Dalj, Austria-Hungary (d. 1958)
  • 1879-06-09 Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
  • 1879-07-09 Friedrich Adler, Austrian socialist politician, revolutionary and murderer of premier Storgkh, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1960)
  • 1879-08-31 Alma Mahler, Viennese composer and Wife of Gustav Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1879-09-27 Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1934)
  • 1879-12-15 Rudolf von Laban, Czech-German choreographer (modern dance), born in Bratislava, Austria-Hungary (d. 1958)
  • 1880-01-18 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
  • 1880-04-04 Georg von Trapp, Austrian WWI submarine commander and inspiration for "The Sound of Music" character, born in Zara, Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1947)
  • 1880-08-06 Hans Moser, Austrian actor (Hello Service Man, Once Upon a Time), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • 1880-08-17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • 1880-08-25 Robert E. Stolz, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 1880-11-06 Robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften), born in Klagenfurt, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1881-02-06 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1949)
  • 1881-02-21 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • 1881-03-25 Béla Bartok, Hungarian composer and pianist (Concerto for Orchestra), born in Nagyszentmiklós, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)
  • 1881-04-03 Alcide de Gasperi, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (1945-53), born in Pieve Tesino, Tyrol, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)
  • 1881-04-17 Anton Wildgans, Austrian poet and playwright (Armut), born in Vienna (d. 1932)
  • 1881-05-20 Władysław Sikorski, Polish World War II general and Prime Minister of Poland in exile (1939-43), born in Tuszów Narodowy, Austria-Hungary (d. 1943)
  • 1881-09-05 Otto Bauer, Austrian Social Democrat, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1881-09-29 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian Economist
  • 1881-10-11 Hans Kelsen, Austrian legal philosopher and political philosopher, born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1881-11-28 Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist and dramatist (Beware of Pity), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1882-02-14 Ignaz Friedman, Polish pianist & composer, born in Podgórze, Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1948)
  • 1882-03-30 Melanie Klein, Austrian/British psycho analysis
  • 1882-04-14 Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1936)
  • 1882-04-17 Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas), born in Lipnik, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • 1882-05-11 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic
  • 1882-07-31 Grete Gulbransson, Austrian writer and poet (Geliebte Schatten), born in Thüringen, Austria (d. 1934)

Person of interestBela Lugosi

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, Hungarian composer of operettas, born in Siófok, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • 1882-11-02 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • 1882-11-10 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer and literary (Donauweibchen), born in Maribor, Slovenia (d. 1971)
  • 1882-11-15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1882-12-10 Otto Neurath, Austrian-British philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences), born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1945)
  • 1883-02-08 Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
  • 1883-02-12 Ludwig Stössel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera, The Pride of the Yankees), born in Léka, Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1883-03-09 Umberto Saba, Italian writer, born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1883-04-19 Richard von Mises, Austrian scientist and mathematician (probability theory), born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • 1883-04-24 Jaroslav Hašek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary [or April 30]
  • 1883-05-30 Riccardo Zandonai, Italian composer, born in Borgo Sacco, Rovereto, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)

Person of interestFranz Kafka

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, Polish-American animator and film producer (Betty Boop, Popeye the Sailor Man), born in Kraków, Austrian Poland (d. 1972)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 583

  • 1957-01-04 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, 5th President of Austria (1951-57), dies at 84
  • 1957-05-12 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian film director and actor (Sunset Boulevard, Blind Husbands, La Grande 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, Austrian-American composer (Violanta, The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 60
  • 1958-09-11 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1958-09-17 Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Austrian/British chemist, dies at 71
  • 1959-02-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian-American composer (Requiem Ebraico), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • 1959-05-20 Alfred Schütz, Austrian-American architect and philosopher, dies at 60
  • 1959-08-20 Alfred Kubin, Austrian writer and illustrator, dies at 82
  • 1960-01-02 Friedrich Adler, Austrian socialist politician & revolutionary (assassinated Count von Storgkh), dies at 80
  • 1960-09-22 Melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78

Person of interestErwin Schrödinger

1961-01-04 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate (wave mechanics), 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, dies at 89
  • 1962-10-11 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian botanist who was one of three scientists (also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns) who 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)
  • 1964-04-02 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), dies at 90
  • 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 and genealogist, dies at 75
  • 1965-05-09 Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (13th Chancellor of Austria), dies at 62
  • 1965-06-07 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
  • 1967-09-29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), dies of leukemia at 67
  • 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, Austrian-Swedish physicist (discovered the nuclear fission of uranium, dies at 89
  • 1969-01-05 Franz Theodor Csokor, Austrian author (Gottes General), dies at 83
  • 1969-12-22 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian-American 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 and literary (Donauweibchen), dies at 88
  • 1972-01-10 Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
  • 1972-07-22 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 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 Stössel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera, The Pride of the Yankees), dies at 89
  • 1973-10-17 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian author and 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)

Person of interestOskar Schindler

1974-10-09 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", dies at 66

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1974-12-24 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
  • 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, Austrian-German-American director (M, Metropolis, Fury, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse), dies from a stroke at 85
  • 1977-11-18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (Dictator of the Austrian Federal State), dies at 79
  • 1978-01-14 Kurt Gödel, Austrian-American mathematician (Gödel's incompleteness theorems), dies at 71
  • 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

MurderJoy Adamson

1980-01-03 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), murdered at 69 by her servant

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1980-02-22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter and graphic artist, dies at 93
  • 1980-04-13 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver, dies at 23
  • 1980-10-21 Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician and eponym of Asperger syndrome, dies at 74
  • 1981-08-14 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, dies at 87
  • 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-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • 1982-06-12 Karl von Frisch, Austrian ethologist and bee expert (Nobel 1973), dies at 95
  • 1982-10-09 Anna Freud, Austrian-English psychoanalyst and daughter of Sigmund Freud, dies at 86
  • 1982-11-22 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • 1983-02-20 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • 1984-10-20 Carl Ferdinand Cori, Czech-American bio-chemist (Nobel 1947-discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) – a derivative of glucose – is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy), dies at 87
  • 1985-01-10 Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)
  • 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 Fried, Austrian-British writer, dies at 67
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, Austrian novelist, playwright and poet whose work some describe as "the most significant literary achievement since World War II", dies at 58
  • 1989-02-27 Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
  • 1989-02-27 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), dies at 85
  • 1989-03-14 Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • 1989-07-16 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 81
  • 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
  • 1991-02-10 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, dies of cancer at 62
  • 1991-03-02 Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies
  • 1991-04-21 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert), dies at 81
  • 1991-04-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, dies at 85
  • 1991-05-27 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)
  • 1991-12-22 Ernst Krenek, Austrian-American composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91

Person of interestPaul Henreid

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