Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 31 October 2014
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.
1868 On this day in history 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 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.
1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on this day in history.
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 August - 11.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on August - 11.
1884 On this day in history 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
1885 On August - 11 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty
1888 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On August - 11 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 this day in history.
1892 On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
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 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on August - 11.
1902 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.
1903 On this day in history michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
1904 On August - 11 jess Stacy, pianist
1907 On August - 11 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)