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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

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  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

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

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.