Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Sunday, 29 March 2015
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1872 On August - 11 lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 On this day in history john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On August - 11 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 this day in history 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 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 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1892 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on this day in history.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.
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 this day in history.
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on this day in history.
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 August - 11.