Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Sunday, 28 August 2016
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On this day in history hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1870 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.
1872 On August - 11 lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 On this day in history adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on this day in history.
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 August - 11.
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 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.
1890 On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
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 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
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 On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
1902 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
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 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)