Milestones of Styria
2017 Special Olympics Graz, Schladming and Ramsau am Dachstein.
2016 Ski flying World Championship at the Kulm in Bad Mitterndorf / Tauplitz
2015 Double World Championship at Kreischberg / Murau: Snowboard and freestyle skiing
2013 Alpine World Ski Championships Schladming / Styria
2011 Graz has been a City of Design since March 2011.
2011 Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
opened in Thal near Graz
In honour of the most famous Styrian.
2011 Red Bull Ring in Spielberg,
An investment of Styrian Dietrich Mateschitz is opened.
2003 Graz is the sole European capital of culture - the art museum, the friendly alien and the Murinsel are evidence of this.
2003 Snowboarding World Championships on the Kreischberg/Murau
1999 1st Nordic World Championships held in Ramsau am Dachstein.
1993 From20-27 March 1993, the Special Olympics International took place in Schladming and Salzburg. It was the 5th World Winter Games of the Special Olympics, attended by 1,600 athletes from 50 nations across all continents.
1982 Schladming is an Alpine World Ski Championships location for the first time.
1978 Thermal springs are found in Loipersdorf and Bad Radkersburg, and modern thermal tourism begins in Styria. Bad Gleichenberg had already been popular with the nobility since 1834.
1975 First ski flying world championships on the Kulm in Bad Mitterndorf/Tauplitz
1972 The green heart is created as a symbol for Styria.
1960 The first Daffodil Festival in Ausseerland makes its debut.
1955 The mother of all wine roads, the South Styria Wine Road, opens in 1955. Today there are eight wine roads in Styrian wine country.
1909 The "Steiner-Buam" directly climbs the southern wall of the Dachstein for the first time. To this day it is still one of the most beautiful climbing tours in the Alps.
1893 The first international skiing competition debuts in Central Europe in Mürzzuschlag/on the
1854 The Semmering railway by Carl Ritter von Ghega, as the first standard gauge mountain railway in the world and a milestone in the history of the railway, connects the Vienna with the Mediterranean - through Styria - since 1854.
1811 The first Museum of in Austria, the Joanneum in Graz, is founded by Archduke John.
1776 The abbey library at Admont is opened as the largest baroque library.
1640 Pumpkin cultivation begins in Styria – today Styrians can no longer live without their green gold: pumpkin seed oil.
1434 Felt wool production around the Dachstein is mentioned for the first time.
1157 Mariazell becomes a place of pilgrimage, founded by the Benedictine monk Magnus.
1138 First mention of Riegersburg castle ("Ruotkerspurch"), the most impressive castle in Styria.