Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Saturday, 20 September 2014
1863 On this day in history 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 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.
1872 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.
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 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
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 August - 11.
1888 On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.
1890 On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
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 August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.