Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Saturday, 30 July 2016
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on this day in history.
1868 On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 On August - 11 tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1872 On August - 11 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 this day in history.
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 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history 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 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1903 On this day in history michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 On August - 11 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 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)