Historical Events For August - 11
Monday, 29 May 2017
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 On this day in history halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.
1872 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on this day in history.
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.
1883 On this day in history ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on August - 11.
1890 On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 On August - 11 hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
1902 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 On August - 11 jess Stacy, pianist
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)