Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
1863 On this day in history 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 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1870 On this day in history 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 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
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 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
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 this day in history.
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.
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 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 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.
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 On this day in history michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 On August - 11 jess Stacy, pianist
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on this day in history.
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.