Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Thursday, 30 July 2015
1863 On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On this day in history hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
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 August - 11 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 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.
1882 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.
1885 On August - 11 $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 On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 On August - 11 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 this day in history.
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
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 August - 11.
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
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.