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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1863  On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer  

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

1867  Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.  

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

1870  On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

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  Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

1880  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

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

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

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

1885  $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on August - 11.  

1888  On August - 11 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 this day in history.  

1890  John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

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

1894  On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer  

1896  On August - 11 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  On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

1898  On this day in history arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

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

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.  

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

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

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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  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

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

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)