Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Sunday, 07 February 2016
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on this day in history.
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.
1870 On August - 11 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 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 On August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.
1882 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.
1885 On August - 11 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty
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 this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on this day in history.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer
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 Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1904 On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on this day in history.
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)