Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 29 April 2016
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.
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 this day in history.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 On August - 11 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 August - 11.
1883 On this day in history ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on August - 11.
1888 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on August - 11.
1890 On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 On August - 11 hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on August - 11.
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.
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 August - 11 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 August - 11.
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on this day in history.
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.
1907 On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)