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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Monday, 20 October 2014

1863  On August - 11 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  On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52  

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 this day in history.  

1874  Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.  

1877  On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos  

1877  Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on this day in history.  

1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on this day in history.  

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

1883  Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.  

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

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

1888  California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

1896  Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

1897  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

1898  Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)  

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.  

1904  On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)  

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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 August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

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

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

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  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

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

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

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