Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 24 October 2014
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.
1870 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.
1872 On this day in history lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
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 On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 On August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
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 this day in history.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on August - 11.
1897 On August - 11 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 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 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
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 August - 11.
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.