Austrian History (Part 6)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 755

  • 1912-05-08 Gertrud Fussenegger, [Dorn], Austrian writer (Mohrenlegende)
  • 1912-07-06 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2006)
  • 1912-08-29 Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-Polish cinematographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
  • 1912-11-20 Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman, head of the Habsburg house
  • 1913-02-15 Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (d. 1997)
  • 1913-03-12 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), born in Pola, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2010)
  • 1913-05-11 Robert Jungk, Austrian publicist (d. 1994)
  • 1913-06-28 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (d. 2007)
  • 1913-07-30 Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Neth playwright/director (Albee/Pinter)
  • 1913-08-12 Kurt Kaszner, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1913-10-16 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist

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1913-10-22 Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1954)

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1914-05-19 Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
  • 1914-06-28 Aribert Heim, Austrian physician

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1914-11-09 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 1914-12-04 Rudolf Hausner, Austrian artist (d. 1995)
  • 1914-12-21 Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  • 1915-01-23 Herma Bauma, Austrian javelin thrower (Oly-gold-1948)
  • 1915-03-17 William Roycroft, Austrian equestrian 3 day (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1915-03-20 Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1915-04-01 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1915-12-13 Curd Jürgens, German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982)
  • 1916-02-12 Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, Austrian composer (Vom Tode)
  • 1916-06-19 George Pravda, Austria-Hungary, actor (Thunderball, Firefox), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1985)
  • 1916-12-26 Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, born in Linz (d. 2005)
  • 1917-05-22 Georg Tintner, Austrian-born conductor (d. 1999)
  • 1917-10-07 Helmut Dantine, actor (Shadow of the Cloak), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1918-01-24 Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
  • 1918-12-21 Kurt Waldheim, Austrian 4th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81) and 9th President of Austria (1986-92), born in Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Austria (d. 2007)
  • 1919-01-23 Hans Hass, Austrian zoologist and underwater scientist, (d. 2013)
  • 1919-02-07 Ilse Pausin, Austrian figure skating pairs (Olympics-silver-1936)
  • 1919-02-25 Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist
  • 1919-10-28 Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime & Passion)
  • 1920-04-08 Erik Pausin, Austrian 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 Ernest Gold [Goldner], Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), born in Vienna (d. 1999)
  • 1921-07-13 Friedrich Peter, Austrian poltitician (d. 2005)
  • 1921-11-01 Ilse Aichinger, Austrian 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

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • 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 (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), born in Vienna, Austria (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 transsexual professional whistler, born in Volary, Sudetenland (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, Austrian 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, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1927-10-06 Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1928-01-20 William Berger, Austrian 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
  • 1928-11-27 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)
  • 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 (Haydn/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
  • 1931-02-16 Alfred Kolleritsch, Austrian writer, born in Eichfeld
  • 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, Austrian skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • 1936-05-19 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austrian pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1956)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 513 of 513

  • 2012-07-26 Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65
  • 2012-09-30 Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, 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

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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

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

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • 2015-07-21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (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