Historical Events In August - 11
Saturday, 23 June 2018
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
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 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.
1872 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on this day in history.
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 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer
1884 On this day in history 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
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 August - 11.
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 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on this day in history.
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on August - 11.
1897 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on August - 11.
1902 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 On August - 11 german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
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)