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)
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.