Major sports events of the year 1958. Skiers participate in World Ski Championship in Bad Gastein, Austria. Men fall down while skiing down a slope. America's Bud Werner puts up a good show. World's greatest skier, Toni Sailer wins the title.
World's top skiers compete in the Giant slalom at Alpine championship in Bad Gastein in Austria. America's Bud Werner takes a spill but comes back to win fifth position. Austria's Toni Sailer and Josl Rieder blaze down the treacherous course. Toni Sailer wins the first place. Huge crowd gathered to watch the competition.
Portrait of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, who were assassinated June 28, 1914. Crowd at Franz Joseph Street in Sarajevo. The last residence of the royal couple, in Bad Ilidze, near Sarajevo. Trees, plants and fountain at the park. Arrival of the ship, "Viribus Unitis," on July 1, 1914 to transport the bodies of the Archduke and Duchess back to Austria. Austrian seamen carry coffins of the Archduke and Duchess to the pier. They place it on a platform. Priests stand near coffins and Austrian officers salute. Horse carriage, soldiers, officers and priests walk in funeral procession to railroad station in Trieste, where the coffins of the Royal couple are transferred for transport home to Vienna. View of Castello Miramare, on the water, in Trieste. Funeral procession with automobiles in Vienna. Views of Castle Artstetten in Austria, the final resting place of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie,Duchess of Hohenberg, laid to rest there on July 4, 1914.
Gymnasts demonstrate in Bad Kissingen, Germany. Gymnasts from England, France and Austria perform during a demonstration using a trampoline. The same jumping technique is used in diving from a high platform. A diver dives from a high diving platform.
A hotel in Vienna introduced miniature Walkie Talkie to provide better service to its customers. The guests can take their all important calls on the place. Hotel staff and guests talks on the Walkie Talkie. 04 August 1958.
Skiing Championship at Kitzbuhl in Austria. Olympic Champion Toni Sailer is defeated on his own turf. People watch the participants. A participant falls while skiing. Another participant skis on the track.