Historical Events For August - 11
Monday, 25 September 2017
1863 On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1872 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 On August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 On August - 11 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on August - 11.
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.
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 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.
1901 On August - 11 francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
1902 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.
1903 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.
1904 On August - 11 jess Stacy, pianist
1907 On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)