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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 21 November 2014

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

1866  World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.  

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  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  On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)  

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 this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.  

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  $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history jess Stacy, pianist  

1907  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

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

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

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

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

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

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

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