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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1863  On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer  

1866  On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)  

1868  On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52  

1870  On August - 11 tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

1872  On August - 11 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 this day in history adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)  

1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

1882  On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia  

1883  On this day in history ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.  

1885  On this day in history $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 this day in history 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 August - 11 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 August - 11.  

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  On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]  

1901  Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on August - 11.  

1902  Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history michael Whalley Wickham, artist  

1904  On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist  

1907  On this day in history st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn  

1907  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

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

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

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

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

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