Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Sunday, 30 August 2015
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.
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 On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
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 August - 11.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on August - 11.
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.
1882 On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On this day in history ernst Stadler, writer
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 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on August - 11.
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.
1892 On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1894 On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
1897 On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
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 August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.
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 August - 11.
1907 On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)