Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.
1868 On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 On August - 11 tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1872 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 On this day in history john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
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 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 On August - 11 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 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
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 this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 On August - 11 francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
1902 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on this day in history.
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.
1907 On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)