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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 24 October 2014

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

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

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  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.  

1872  On this day in history 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 August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)  

1880  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89  

1892  On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

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 August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

1898  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.  

1900  On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]  

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 August - 11.  

1904  German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

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

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On August - 11 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  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)