Historical Events For August - 11
Thursday, 19 January 2017
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
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 this day in history.
1870 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 On this day in history john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
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 this day in history.
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 On August - 11 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
1885 On August - 11 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on August - 11.
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on August - 11.
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 August - 11.
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.
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)