Austrian History (Part 8)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,021

  • 1905-04-27 Julian Stryjkowski, Polish journalist and writer known for his radical leftist leanings, born in Stryi, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1996)
  • 1905-05-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian-American composer (Requiem Ebraico), born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • 1905-05-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, born in Vienna (d. 1991)
  • 1905-06-19 George Voskovec [Jirí Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), born in Sázava, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1905-07-07 Marcel Rubin, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • 1905-07-19 Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British pianist and composer, born in Karviná, Austrian Silesia (d. 1987)
  • 1905-08-11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • 1905-09-05 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Arrow in Blue), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1983)
  • 1905-09-22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1905-09-28 William Northam, Austrian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1905-12-05 Otto Preminger, Austrian director and producer (Laura, Exodus), born in Wiznitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1905-12-12 Manès Sperber, Austrian-French writer (Like a Tear in the Ocean: A Trilogy), born in Zabolotiv, Ukraine (d. 1984)
  • 1906-01-21 Fred Fehl, Austrian/US Broadway photographer
  • 1906-02-08 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), born in Tysmenitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1906-02-18 Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician and eponym of Asperger syndrome, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)
  • 1906-04-09 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian-French painter and author (Op Art), born in Pécs, Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1997)
  • 1906-04-28 Kurt Gödel, Austrian-American mathematician (Gödel's incompleteness theorems), born in Brünn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1978)
  • 1906-06-13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian probabilist statistician and actuary, born in Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary (d. 1985)

Person of interestBilly Wilder

1906-06-22 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmaker (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2002)

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • 1906-07-23 Vladimir Prelog, Croatian-Swiss organic chemist (Nobel 1975), born in Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1906-08-16 Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89), born in Schloss Frauenthal, Deutschlandsberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1906-09-06 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • 1906-10-05 Leopold Kohr, Austrian social philosopher, born in Oberndorf, Austria (d. 1994)
  • 1906-10-24 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter, born in Vienna (d. 1996)
  • 1907-01-05 Willi Soukop, sculptor and member of Royal Academy of Arts, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)
  • 1907-01-20 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress & producer (Masquerade), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1907-01-26 Hans Selye, Austrian-Canadian endocrinologist, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)
  • 1907-04-12 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2003)
  • 1907-04-16 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal, born in Steyr, Austria (d. 1947)
  • 1907-04-29 Fred Zinnemann, Austrian-American director (From Here to Eternity, Julia), born in Rzeszów, Austria-Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 1907-06-30 Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian nationalist and military leader, born in Krakovets, Galicia, Austria–Hungary (d. 1950)
  • 1907-08-16 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Israeli composer, born in Kolozsvár, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)
  • 1907-09-04 Leo Castelli, Italian-American art dealer, born in Trieste, Austrian Littoral, Austria-Hungary (d. 1999)
  • 1907-09-08 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2005)
  • 1907-09-12 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress and writer (Drei Tage Liebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1987)
  • 1907-11-21 Charles Korvin [Geza Korvin Karpathi], Austrian actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools), born in Piestany, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1907-12-25 Mike Mazurki, Austrian-American actor and professional wrestler (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), born in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • 1908-01-05 George Dolenz [Jure Dolenc], Italian actor (Scared Stiff, Count of Monte Cristo), born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1963)
  • 1908-01-06 Menachem Avidom, Israeli composer, born in Stanislaviv, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)

Person of interestPaul Henreid

1908-01-10 Paul Henreid, Austrian-American actor (Casablanca, Now, Voyager), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1992)

  • 1908-04-05 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), born in Salzburg (d. 1989)

Person of interestOskar Schindler

1908-04-28 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler

Person of interestAmon Göth

1908-11-12 Amon Göth, Austrian SS commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1946)

SS Officer Amon Göth
SS Officer
Amon Göth
  • 1908-12-31 Simon Wiesenthal, Jewish-Austrian holocaust survivor & Nazi hunter (Wiesenthal Center), born in Buchach, Ukraine (d. 2005)
  • 1909-04-13 Stanislaw Ulam, Polish mathematician, born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1984)
  • 1909-05-05 Miklós Radnóti, Hungarian poet (Clouded Sky), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1944)
  • 1909-05-17 Karl Schäfer, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1932, 36), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1976)
  • 1909-06-05 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1992)
  • 1909-06-16 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert)
  • 1909-09-13 Herbert Berghof, Austrian actor (Belarus File, Harry and Tonto, Target), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)
  • 1909-09-19 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1909-09-24 Gerard Ciołek, Polish architect, born in Wyżnica, Austria-Hungary (d. 1966)

Person of interestJoy Adamson

1910-01-20 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1910-01-28 John Banner, Austrian-born American actor (Hogan's Heroes, Lone Ranger, 36 Hours), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1910-04-26 Ernst Tittel, Austrian organist and composer, born in Sternberg, Moravia (d. 1969)
  • 1910-07-02 H. G. Adler, German writer (The Journey), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1988)
  • 1910-07-24 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), born in Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1994)
  • 1910-08-15 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), born in Kötschach-Mauthen, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1910-09-24 Frank Pelleg, Czech-Israeli composer, born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1968)
  • 1910-10-01 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1911-01-17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austrian musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • 1911-01-22 Bruno Kreisky, Austrian bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • 1911-04-13 Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer, born in Zagreb, Austria-Hungary (d. 1946)
  • 1911-05-15 Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), born in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • 1911-07-29 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
  • 1911-10-19 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1990)
  • 1912-01-10 Maria Mandel, Camp leader at Auschwitz, born in Münzkirchen, Austria (d. 1948)
  • 1912-01-16 Franz Tumler, Austrian author/novelist (Cloak, Aufruf)
  • 1912-02-04 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • 1912-04-08 Alois Brunner, Austrian Nazi
  • 1912-04-12 Walter "Walt" Gorney, American character actor (Friday the 13th, Trading Places), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1912-05-08 Gertrud Fussenegger, [Dorn], Austrian writer (Mohrenlegende)
  • 1912-05-17 Sándor Végh, Hungarian-French violinist teacher and conductor, born in Kolozsvár, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 1912-05-26 Janos Kádár, 46th Prime Minister of Hungary 5th Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Hungary (1956-58), born in Fiume, Austria-Hungary (d. 1989)
  • 1912-07-06 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and author (Seven Years in Tibet), born in Hüttenberg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2006)
  • 1912-08-22 Edith Porada, Austrian art historian and archaeologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • 1912-08-29 Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-Polish cinematographer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
  • 1912-11-20 Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999), born in Wartholz Castle, Reichenau an der Rax, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary (d. 2011)
  • 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)
  • 1913-06-05 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1965)
  • 1913-06-28 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (Der Bockerer), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2007)
  • 1913-07-10 Ljuba Welitsch, Bulgarian Austrian opera soprano (Nedda-Pagliacci), born in Borisovo, Bulgaria (d. 1996)
  • 1913-07-30 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Albee/Pinter), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland (d. 1995)
  • 1913-08-12 Kurt Kaszner [Serwicher], Austrian actor (Kiss Me Kate, Lili, Casino Royale), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • 1913-08-13 Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
  • 1913-08-22 Robert Schollum, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1987)
  • 1913-10-16 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist

Person of interestRobert Capa

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

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Photojournalist
Robert Capa
  • 1913-12-04 Robert Adler, Austrian-American inventor (remote control for television), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2007)
  • 1914-03-28 Bohumil Hrabal, Czech writer (Closely Observed Trains), born in Brno, Austria-Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 1914-05-17 Guido Masanetz, German composer (In Frisco ist der Teufel Los) born in Friedeck, Austria-Hungary (d. 2015)
  • 1914-05-19 Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
  • 1914-06-28 Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician (served at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Mauthausen, known as Dr. Death), born in Bad Radkersburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 1992)
  • 1914-06-29 Rafael Kubelik, Czech conductor (Cornelia Farooli), born in Býchory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1996)
  • 1914-08-09 Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian-Austrian conductor, born in Budapest (d. 1963)
  • 1914-09-14 Lída Baarová [Ludmila Babková], Czech actress (Die Fledermaus, Virginity), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1914-09-25 Frederick Wilhelm Sternfeld, Austrian musicologist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1994)
  • 1914-09-28 Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, born in Zell am See, Salzburg, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2014)

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