Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Monday, 30 November 2015
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.
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 On this day in history 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 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
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 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.
1892 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 On August - 11 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 On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.
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 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on this day in history.
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
1904 On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist
1907 On this day in history st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)