Austrian History (Part 9)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,021


Person of interestHedy Lamarr

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)
  • 1914-12-14 Attila Petschauer, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1943)
  • 1915-01-23 Herma Bauma, Austrian javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1948), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2003)
  • 1915-03-20 Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1915-04-01 Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (Helden, Ich suche dich), born in Klosterneuburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)
  • 1915-07-04 Christine Lavant, Austrian poet and writer (Das Kind), born in Lavant Valley, Carinthia, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1915-07-24 Egon Ronay, Hungarian food critic, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 2010)
  • 1915-11-09 André François, Hungarian-French cartoonist, born in Temesvár, Austria-Hungary (d. 2005)
  • 1915-12-09 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Austro-British soprano (Der Rosenkavalier), born in Jarotschin, German Empire (d. 2006)
  • 1915-12-13 Curd Jürgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), born in Solln, Munich, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1982)
  • 1915-12-21 Werner von Trapp, Austrian singer (Trapp Family Singers), born in Zell am See, Austria (d. 2007)
  • 1916-02-12 Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, Austrian composer (Vom Tode), born in Győr, Hungary
  • 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)
  • 1917-04-03 Tibor Andrasovan, Slovak composer, born in Slovenská Lupca, Zólyom, Austria-Hungary (d. 2001)
  • 1917-05-22 Georg Tintner, Austrian conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1999)
  • 1917-05-26 Éva Szörényi, Hungarian actress and freedom activist for Hungary, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 2009)
  • 1917-09-11 Herbert Lom, Czech-born British actor (Pink Panther, Dorian Gray), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 2012)
  • 1918-01-24 Gottfried von Einem, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod), born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1996)
  • 1918-05-12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungarian actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1976)
  • 1918-10-07 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1982)
  • 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, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2013)
  • 1919-02-07 Ilse Pausin, Austrian figure skating pairs (Olympic silver 1936)
  • 1919-02-25 Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist
  • 1919-10-28 Bernhard Wicki, Austrian director and actor (Morituri, Crime & Passion), born in St. Pölten, Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1920-04-08 Erik Pausin, Austrian figure skating pairs (Olympic silver 1936)
  • 1920-05-02 Otto Buchsbaum, Austrian writer and ecological activist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1920-05-22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist (proposed steady-state theory of universe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • 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 Fried, Austrian-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 writer (Die größere Hoffnung), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)
  • 1922-03-30 Turhan Bey [Sahultavy], Austrian-born actor dubbed "The Turkish Delight" (Arabian Nights, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 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, Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller, born in Graz Austria
  • 1923-08-30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)

Person of interestCarl Djerassi

1923-10-29 Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • 1923-12-23 Günther Schifter, Austrian music journalist
  • 1924-01-08 Robert Starer, Austrian-born American composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2001)
  • 1924-01-13 Paul Feyerabend, Austrian-born philosopher, born in Vienna, Austria (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-American folk singer and actor (The 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 Hochleitner, Austrian giant slalom (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Bad Gastein, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1925-08-01 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer (Otto's Pug), born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1926-01-15 Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2005)
  • 1926-01-27 Fritz Spiegl, Austrian journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1926-04-25 Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (Social Democratic Party of Austria), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2008)
  • 1926-06-25 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian author and poet (Gott von Manhattan), born in Klagenfurt, Austria (d. 1973)
  • 1926-08-01 Karl Kohn, American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1926-09-26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European philologist (Indo-Iranian languages), born in Linz, Austria (d. 2011)
  • 1927-03-16 Karlheinz Boehm, Austrian actor (Face of Fear, Peeping Tom, Unnatural), born in Darmstadt, Austria (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 alpine skier (Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Lech am Arlberg, Austria
  • 1927-10-06 Paul Badura-Skoda, Austrian pianist (Mozart Interpretation), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)
  • 1928-03-24 Vanessa Brown [Smylla Brind], Austrian-born American actress (My Favorite Husband), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1999)
  • 1928-05-29 Felix Rohatyn, American investment banker (NY Big MAC Bonds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1928-06-20 William Berger, Austrian American actor (Face to Face, Adventure of Hercules), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1993)
  • 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-born New Zealand artist, born in Vienna, Austria (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 (Ich suche Dich, Rosemary) and Miss Austria (1949), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 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)

Person of interestMaximilian Schell

1930-12-08 Maximilian Schell, Swiss-Austrian actor and director (Odessa File, Julia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2014)

  • 1931-01-05 Alfred Brendel, Austrian pianist, born in Loučná nad Desnou, Czech Republic
  • 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 (1992-2004), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2004)
  • 1933-04-24 Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor and director (Mrs. Warren's Profession), born in Vienna
  • 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)
  • 1937-04-17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive (Volkswagen Group), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1937-06-12 Antal Festetics, Austrian biologist and zoologist, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1937-10-04 Franz Vranitzky, Austria union chancellor (1986- )
  • 1938-09-23 Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1938-10-09 Heinz Fischer, Austrian politician (11th President of Austria), born in Graz, Austria
  • 1938-11-18 Karl Schranz, Austrian slalom (Olympic-1968)

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