Historical Events For August - 11
Monday, 24 July 2017
1863 On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
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 August - 11.
1874 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 On August - 11 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 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
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 this day in history.
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on August - 11.
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 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 On August - 11 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 On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 On August - 11 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 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.