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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.  

1866  On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)  

1867  Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.  

1868  On August - 11 halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52  

1870  On August - 11 tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)  

1872  Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.  

1873  On this day in history john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)  

1874  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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1880  On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer  

1882  On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia  

1883  Ernst Stadler, writer on August - 11.  

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  On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)  

1888  On August - 11 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor  

1890  On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

1896  On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain  

1897  On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author  

1897  On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)  

1898  On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

1900  On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]  

1901  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

1904  German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.  

1904  Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.  

1907  On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn  

1907  On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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