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Historical Events For August - 11

Saturday, 03 December 2016

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

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

1867  Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.  

1868  Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.  

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

1873  John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.  

1874  Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.  

1877  Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on this day in history.  

1877  Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.  


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

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

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  On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor  

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 this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)  

1894  On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer  

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  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.  

1901  On August - 11 francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82  

1902  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

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.  

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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 this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  


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

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

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


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