Updated at October 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Heinrich Harrer is best known as Novelist who has born on July 06, 1912 in Austria. Currently, Heinrich Harrer is 110 years, 3 months and 1 days old. Heinrich Harrer will celebrate 111th birthday on Thursday, 6th of July 2023. Below the countdown to Heinrich Harrer upcoming birthday.
Famous for his nonfiction works The White Spider and Seven Years in Tibet, this Austrian writer and adventurer is also remembered for being a member of the first climbing team that ascended the 13,000-foot Eiger peak of Switzerland's Bernese Alps.
He attended Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria, focusing his college studies on athletics and geography.
He was chosen as a member of the 1935 Austrian Olympic skiing team, but was unable to compete because Austria boycotted that year's Olympic Games.
His three brief marriages were to Charlotte Wegener, Margarethe Truxa, and Katharina Haarhaus.
He was briefly the son-in-law of German geophysicist and continental drift theorist Alfred Wegener.
Heinrich Harrer is 110 years old today.
Heinrich Harrer was born on July 06, 1912 in Austria.
Heinrich Harrer zodiac sign is Cancer.
Heinrich Harrer was best known as Novelist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Heinrich Harrer's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1966||Malawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as its first President.|
|1967||Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.|
|1975||The Comoros declares independence from France.|
|1986||Davis Phinney becomes the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.|
|1988||The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires. One hundred sixty-seven oil workers are killed, making it the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of direct loss of life.|
|1989||The Tel Aviv-Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack: Sixteen bus passengers are killed when a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad took control of the bus and drove it over a cliff.|
|1990||The Electronic Frontier Foundation is founded.|
|1995||In the Bosnian War, under the command of General Ratko Mladić, Serbia begins its attack on the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.|
|1997||The Troubles: In response to the Drumcree dispute, five days of mass protests, riots and gun battles begin in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland.|
|1998||Hong Kong International Airport opens in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, replacing Kai Tak Airport as the city's international airport.|
|2003||The 70-metre Yevpatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message (Cosmic Call 2) to five stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri (HD 75732), HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris (HD 95128). The messages will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044, and 2049, respectively.|
|2006||The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.|
|2013||At least 42 people are killed in a shooting at a school in Yobe State, Nigeria.|
|2013||A Boeing 777 operating as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashes at San Francisco International Airport, killing three and injuring 181 of the 307 people on board.|
|2013||A 73-car oil train derails in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec and explodes into flames, killing at least 47 people and destroying more than 30 buildings in the town's central area.|
|1981||The birth of Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player|
|1981||The birth of Roman Shirokov, Russian footballer|
|1982||The birth of Brandon Jacobs, American football player|
|1982||The birth of Misty Upham, American actress (d. 2014)|
|1983||The birth of Gregory Smith, Canadian actor, director, and producer|
|1984||The birth of Zhang Hao, Chinese figure skater|
|1985||The birth of Ranveer Singh, Indian film actor|
|1986||The birth of David Karp, American businessman, founded Tumblr|
|1987||The birth of Sophie Auster, American singer-songwriter and actress|
|1987||The birth of Manteo Mitchell, American runner|
|1987||The birth of Kate Nash, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress|
|1987||The birth of Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model|
|1988||The birth of Kevin Fickentscher, Swiss footballer|
|1990||The birth of Magaye Gueye, French footballer|
|1992||The birth of Manny Machado, Dominican-American baseball player|
|2004||The death of Thomas Klestil, Austrian politician, 10th President of Austria (b. 1932)|
|2004||The death of Syreeta Wright, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)|
|2005||The death of Ed McBain, American author and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2005||The death of Claude Simon, Malagasy-French novelist and critic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913)|
|2006||The death of Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1925)|
|2007||The death of Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, American author (b. 1939)|
|2009||The death of Vasily Aksyonov, Russian author and academic (b. 1932)|
|2009||The death of Robert McNamara, American businessman and politician, 8th United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1916)|
|2010||The death of Harvey Fuqua, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1929)|
|2012||The death of Hani al-Hassan, Palestinian engineer and politician (b. 1939)|
|2013||The death of Lo Hsing Han, Burmese businessman, co-founded Asia World (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Alan J. Dixon, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 34th Illinois Secretary of State (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of Jerry Weintraub, American film producer, and talent agent (b. 1937)|
|2018||The death of Shoko Asahara, founder of Japanese cult group Aum Shinrikyo (b. 1955)|
|2019||The death of João Gilberto, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist, pioneer of bossa nova music style (b. 1931)|
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