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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 29 May 2015

1863  On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer  

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 August - 11.  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.  

1872  Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.  

1873  On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)  

1874  On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

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 August - 11.  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

1883  Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

1888  On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor  

1890  John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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  Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.  

1897  The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on August - 11.  

1897  On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

1898  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.  

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.  

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  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

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)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

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

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

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