Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 21 November 2014
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.
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 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 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1880 On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 On August - 11 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 this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on August - 11.
1890 On August - 11 john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on August - 11.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
1897 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
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 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
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 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.