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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 31 July 2014

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.  

1866  World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

1872  Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.  

1885  $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)  

1888  Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.  

1890  Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

1890  John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer  

1896  Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.  

1897  The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.  

1897  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

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  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  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.  

1904  German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

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  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

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

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

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

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)