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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Saturday, 20 September 2014

1863  On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer  

1866  On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52  

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

1872  Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.  

1873  John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.  

1874  Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.  

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 August - 11.  

1880  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

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

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  $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 August - 11.  

1888  On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

1890  On August - 11 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 this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer  

1896  Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.  

1897  The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.  

1897  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.  

1898  On this day in history arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 11.  

1904  On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist  

1907  On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn  

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.  

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

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

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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 this day in history.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

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  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)