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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 11.  

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

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

1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.  

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.  

1885  $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on August - 11.  

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

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 August - 11.  

1894  On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer  

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  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.  

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  On August - 11 christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)  

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

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

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

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 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  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

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 August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.