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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Monday, 06 July 2015

1863  On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer  

1866  World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.  

1867  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

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

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

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

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  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

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

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  On August - 11 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust  

1885  On this day in history $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty  

1888  California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.  

1888  Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.  

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

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  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

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

1897  On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

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

1898  On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.  

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  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.  

1904  German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

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

1718  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

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  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)