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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Sunday, 28 August 2016

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.  

1866  On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  On this day in history hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)  

1868  Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.  

1872  On August - 11 lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80  

1873  On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)  

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)  

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

1882  On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia  

1883  Ernst Stadler, writer on August - 11.  

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  Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.  

1890  On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor  

1890  On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89  

1892  The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on this day in history.  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.  

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

1897  On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

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

1901  On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82  

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

1903  On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist  

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

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

1907  St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on this day in history.  

1907  On August - 11 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 this day in history.  

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

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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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 August - 11.  

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

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

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.  

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