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Historical Events For August - 11

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

1866  On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)  

1868  On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.  

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

1873  John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

1877  Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on August - 11.  

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

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1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

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

1883  Ernst Stadler, writer on August - 11.  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.  

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 August - 11 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 August - 11.  

1892  On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.  

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

1898  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.  

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

1901  On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82  

1902  Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.  

1903  On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist  

1904  On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on this day in history.  

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

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

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  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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