Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On August - 11 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 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 August - 11.
1874 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on this day in history.
1877 On August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
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 August - 11.
1888 On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on August - 11.
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 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
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 August - 11.
1902 On August - 11 christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
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 this day in history.
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.