Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Monday, 20 October 2014
1863 On August - 11 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 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 this day in history.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on this day in history.
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on this day in history.
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 On August - 11 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 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.
1890 On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
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 August - 11.
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history 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 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)