Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 06 March 2015
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 On August - 11 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 August - 11.
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 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 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on August - 11.
1888 On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On this day in history 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 August - 11.
1892 On August - 11 hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.
1897 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.
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 On August - 11 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 Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.
1907 On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.