Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 29 May 2015
1863 On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.
1867 On this day in history 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 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
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 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.
1885 On August - 11 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.
1888 On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
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 August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on August - 11.
1897 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1902 On August - 11 christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
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 August - 11.
1907 On this day in history st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)