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)