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.