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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Sunday, 30 August 2015

1863  On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer  

1866  World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.  

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  On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

1872  On this day in history lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80  

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  Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on August - 11.  

1877  Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.  

1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

1882  On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia  

1883  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)  

1888  On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on August - 11.  

1890  John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)  

1894  On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer  

1896  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

1898  On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.  

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  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 this day in history jess Stacy, pianist  

1907  St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.  

1907  On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)  

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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 August - 11.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on August - 11.  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history 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  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

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  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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