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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 06 March 2015

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

1866  On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  On this day in history hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)  

1868  Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

1877  On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos  

1877  On this day in history adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)  

1880  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

1883  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

1888  On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)  

1888  On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor  

1890  On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89  

1892  The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.  

1892  On August - 11 hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

1896  Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.  

1897  On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

1897  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.  

1898  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.  

1900  On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]  

1901  Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

1902  On August - 11 christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)  

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.  

1904  On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

1907  On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn  

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.