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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Sunday, 29 March 2015

1863  On August - 11 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  On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

1872  On August - 11 lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80  

1873  On this day in history john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)  

1874  On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head  

1877  On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos  

1877  On this day in history adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)  

1880  On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  On this day in history 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust  

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  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 this day in history.  

1892  The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on this day in history.  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.  

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 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  Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

1902  Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.  

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn  

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.  

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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 this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

1667  On August - 11 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 this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

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