Austrian History (Part 6)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,021

  • 1883-09-02 Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, "The Red Archduchess" (d. 1963)
  • 1883-09-05 Otto Erich Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1883-12-03 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1884-02-02 Julius Deutsch, Austria politician and general in the Spanish republican army, born in Lackenbach, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1884-02-14 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian-American racing driver, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1952)
  • 1884-05-28 Edvard Beneš, 2nd & 4th President of Czechoslovakia (1935-38, 45-48), born in Kožlany, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • 1884-10-30 Rudolf Forster, Austrian actor (Threepenny Opera), born in Gröbming, Austria-Hungary (d. 1868)
  • 1885-01-15 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician, born in Wolfurt, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1885-02-09 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, a Lulu of a composer!, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1935)
  • 1885-04-13 Georg Lukács, Hungarian philosopher and literary critic, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1885-04-15 Tadeusz Kutrzeba, Polish general during the Second Polish Republic, born in Kraków, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1947)
  • 1885-04-16 Leo Weiner, Hungarian composer (Fasching), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1885-04-29 Egon Kisch, Austrian-Czech writer and journalist (Rasende Reporter), born in Prague (d. 1948)
  • 1885-05-31 Alois Hudal, Austrian bishop who helped Nazi war criminals escape trial, born in Graz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1963)
  • 1885-06-28 Berthold Viertel, Austrian screenwriter, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • 1885-08-01 George de Hevesy, Hungarian radiochemist (Nobel 1943), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1966)
  • 1885-09-06 Franz Theodor Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1969)
  • 1885-09-13 Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian integral geometer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1962)
  • 1885-09-22 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian film director and actor (Sunset Boulevard, Blind Husbands, La Grande Illusion), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1885-10-21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian composer/musicologist
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-03-28 Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, born in Jičín, Austria-Hungary (d. 1918)
  • 1886-04-17 Otto Lederer, Austrian actor (The Jazz Singer), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)
  • 1886-06-01 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
  • 1886-09-14 Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • 1886-11-01 Hermann Broch, Austrian novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)
  • 1886-12-23 Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)
  • 1887-01-29 Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1967)
  • 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)
  • 1887-06-28 Boleslav Vomáček, Czech composer, born in Mladá Boleslav Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)

Person of interestErwin Schrödinger

1887-08-12 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate (wave mechanics), 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, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1958)
  • 1887-10-06 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austrian singer (Vienna Opera)
  • 1887-10-12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet and writer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)
  • 1887-11-14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887-12-07 Ernst Toch, Austrian composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1887-12-13 George Pólya, Hungarian mathematician, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1985)
  • 1888-01-24 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian American author (Men Never Know, Grand Hotel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1960)
  • 1888-05-10 Max Steiner, Austrian composer (Gone With the Wind), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1971)
  • 1888-06-09 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, born in Tovačov (d. 1972)
  • 1889-03-21 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat and genealogist, born in Vienna (d. 1965)

Person of interestAdolf Hitler

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, Austrian English philosopher ( Philosophical Investigations), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)

Person of interestAnte Pavelić

1889-07-14 Ante Pavelić, Croatian leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia, born in Bradina, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)

Croatian Fascist Leader Ante Pavelić
Croatian Fascist Leader
Ante Pavelić
  • 1889-12-12 Václav Štěpán, Czech pianist and composer, born in Pečky, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)
  • 1890-01-16 Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist, born in Tulln an der Donau, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1918)
  • 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, Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet (Mirror Man, The Forty Days of Musa Dagh), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)
  • 1890-09-16 Ernst Deutsch [Dorian], Jewish-Austrian actor (Moon is Down, 3rd Man), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1969)
  • 1890-12-05 Fritz Lang, Austrian-German-American filmmaker and screenwriter (Metropolis), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1976)
  • 1891-03-29 Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz), born in Neutitschein, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)
  • 1891-05-15 Fritz Feigl, Austrian Brazilian chemist (spot tests), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1891-06-23 Vladislav Vančura, Czech writer (Rozmarné léto), born in Háj ve Slezsku, Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1891-07-05 Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (Žedan kamen na studencu), born in Vrgorac, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1955)
  • 1891-08-26 Ferdinand Bruckner, [Theodor Tagger], Austrian playwright (Races)
  • 1891-09-16 Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-German princess by her marriage to the diplomat Prince Friedrich Franz von Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst and spy, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)
  • 1891-10-22 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, Bohemian German composer, born in Josefsthal, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 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)
  • 1892-02-14 Radola Gajda, Czech military commander & politician, born in Kotor, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • 1892-03-09 Josef Weinheber, Austrian poet and writer (Adel und Untergang), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • 1892-05-09 Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, born in Villa Pianore, Tuscany, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1989)
  • 1892-05-12 Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)
  • 1892-05-16 Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • 1892-06-18 Edward Steuermann, Austrian-American pianist and composer, born in Sambor, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1964)
  • 1892-07-12 Bruno Schulz, Polish writer (The Street of Crocodiles), born in Drohobych, Austrian Galicia (d. 1942)
  • 1892-07-22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1892-09-27 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), born Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1975)
  • 1892-10-04 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis, born in Texingtal, Austria (d. 1934)
  • 1892-11-02 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar), born in Apatin, Austria-Hungary (d. 1960)
  • 1892-11-17 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, born in Vienna (d. 1982)
  • 1892-12-12 Herman Potočnik, Slovenian rocket engineer, born in Pula, Austria-Hungary (d. 1929)
  • 1893-02-27 Joseph Messner, Austrian organist and composer, born in Schwaz, Tyrol (d. 1969)
  • 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)
  • 1893-09-16 Albert Szent-Györgyi, Hungarian biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1893-09-16 Alexander Korda, British movie producer (3rd man), born in Pusztatúrpásztó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1956)
  • 1893-10-26 Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe), born in Csongrád, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1894-04-09 Ernest Kanitz, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1978)
  • 1894-05-29 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian-American director (Der blaue Engel), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1969)
  • 1894-06-08 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech-Russian composer and pianist (Ogelala) who died in a German concentration camp, born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • 1894-06-13 Leo Kanner, Austrian-American psychiatrist and social activist known for his work related to autism, born in Klekotów, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1894-06-25 Hermann Oberth, German physicist (founded modern astronautics), born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1894-08-28 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1981)
  • 1894-09-02 Joseph Roth, Austrian journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)
  • 1894-09-21 Tullio Carminati, Austrian actor (War and Peace, Roman Holiday), born in Zadar, Croatia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1894-11-16 Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Austrian-Japanese politician, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1972)
  • 1894-11-20 Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), born in Graz, Austria (d. 1944)
  • 1895-02-04 [Johann Baptist] Hanns Albin Rauter, German SS and Police leader in the occupied Netherlands, born in Klagenfurt, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1949)
  • 1895-02-13 Fred Essler, Austrian actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1973)
  • 1895-04-09 Rudolf Kattnigg, Austrian composer, born in Carinthia, Austria (d. 1955)
  • 1895-05-06 Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National socialist (leading supporter of Nazism in Hungary), born in Szentgyörgy, Austria-Hungary (d. 1946)
  • 1895-05-09 Lucian Blaga, Romanian philosopher and poet (Dogmatic Aeon), born in Lámkerék, Szeben County, Austria-Hungary (d. 1961)
  • 1895-06-03 Zoltan Korda, Hungarian-British film director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers), born in Pusztatúrpásztó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1961)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 583 of 583

  • 1994-01-01 Werner Schwab, Austrian playwright (Female Presidents) & artist, dies at 35
  • 1994-02-26 Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austrian social philosopher, dies at 84
  • 1994-02-27 Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 84
  • 1994-04-30 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, dies in crash at 31
  • 1994-07-14 Robert Jungk, German/French/Us/Austrian philosopher/historian, dies
  • 1994-09-06 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
  • 1994-10-15 Hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29
  • 1994-11-21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • 1994-12-18 Lilia Skala, Austrian/American actress (Ship of Fools, Caprice), dies at 98
  • 1995-01-06 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • 1995-02-08 Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor, dies at 88
  • 1995-02-22 Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80
  • 1995-03-27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • 1995-04-01 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • 1996-09-10 Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor, dies at 100
  • 1997-02-02 Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (b. 1913)
  • 1998-03-27 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), dies at 88
  • 1999-03-17 Ernest Gold, Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), dies at 77
  • 2000-01-18 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)

Person of interestHedy Lamarr

2000-01-19 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 2000-01-27 Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (b. 1930)
  • 2000-02-19 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian-born New Zealand artist, dies at 71
  • 2000-05-11 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress, dies at 93
  • 2000-06-09 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer and poet (Otto's Pug), dies at 74
  • 2000-10-27 Walter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • 2000-11-28 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (Lady Hamilton), dies at 105
  • 2000-12-04 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • 2000-12-26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • 2001-08-13 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • 2001-11-03 Ernst Gombrich, Austrian art historian (b. 1909)
  • 2002-01-30 Ingeborg "Inge" Morath, Austrian born Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller
  • 2002-02-06 Max Perutz, Austrian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1914)
  • 2002-02-21 Harold Furth, Austrian-American physicist, dies at 72

Person of interestBilly Wilder

2002-03-27 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American film director (The Lost Weekend, Some Like it Hot), dies at 95

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • 2002-04-09 Leopold Vietoris, Austrian mathematician (b. 1891)
  • 2002-06-20 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (b. 1905)
  • 2002-10-02 Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-born physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)
  • 2002-12-02 Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher (b. 1926)
  • 2003-03-23 Fritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2003-03-24 Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian Catholic archbishop (b. 1919)
  • 2003-06-03 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), dies at 96
  • 2003-08-02 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), dies at 79
  • 2004-03-13 Franz König, Austrian Catholic Archbishop of Vienna (b. 1905)
  • 2004-06-22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe), dies from complications due to heart disease at 84
  • 2004-07-06 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (1992-2004), dies at 71
  • 2004-07-13 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • 2005-02-08 Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, dies at 88
  • 2005-03-09 Jeanette Schmid, Austrian transsexual professional whistler, dies at 80
  • 2005-04-10 Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
  • 2005-04-26 Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), dies at 79
  • 2005-08-21 Marcus Schmuck, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1925)
  • 2005-09-13 Toni Fritsch, Austrian football and American football player (b. 1945)
  • 2005-09-20 Simon Wiesenthal, Austrian-Polish Nazi hunter (b. 1908)
  • 2005-09-25 Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
  • 2005-11-14 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • 2005-12-15 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-07 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and author (Seven Years in Tibet), dies at 93
  • 2006-11-08 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, dies at 65
  • 2007-02-05 Alfred Worm, Austrian investigative journalist (b. 1945)
  • 2007-06-14 Kurt Waldheim, Austrian 4th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81) and 9th President of Austria (1986-92), dies at 88
  • 2007-09-11 Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
  • 2008-05-27 Franz Künstler, Last remaining Austro-Hungarian Empire World War I veteran (b. 1900)
  • 2008-06-13 Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (Social Democratic Party of Austria), dies at 82
  • 2008-06-24 Gerhard Ringel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 2008-10-11 Jörg Haider, Austrian far-right politician (b. 1950)
  • 2010-02-03 Regina, Crown Princess of Austria (b. 1925)
  • 2010-03-04 Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
  • 2010-12-28 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), dies at 97
  • 2011-04-17 Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)
  • 2011-07-04 Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999), dies at 98
  • 2012-07-26 Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65
  • 2012-09-30 Turhan Bey [Sahultavy], Austrian-born actor dubbed "The Turkish Delight" (Arabian Nights, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves), dies from Parkinson's disease at 90
  • 2012-12-25 Othmar Schneider, Austrian skier (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 84
  • 2013-04-21 Leopold Engleitner, Austrian Holocaust survivor, dies at 107
  • 2013-06-16 Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94

Person of interestMaximilian Schell

2014-02-01 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, The Pedestrian), dies at 83

  • 2014-02-18 Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, dies at 99
  • 2014-05-29 Karlheinz Böhm, Austrian actor, dies at 86

Person of interestCarl Djerassi

2015-01-30 Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill, dies at 91

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • 2015-07-21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
  • 2016-03-05 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), dies at 86
  • 2016-04-19 Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), dies at 93
  • 2017-03-28 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), dies at 72