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Historical Events In August - 09

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1842  On this day in history uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty  

1845  Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator on this day in history.  

1848  Barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party on this day in history.  

1848  On August - 09 austria & Sardinia sign cease fire  

1848  On August - 09 frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies  

1849  Hungarian Republic crushed by Austria & Russia on August - 09.  

1854  Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" on this day in history.  

1854  On August - 09 frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57  

1855  Battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising on August - 09.  

1859  Elevator patented on this day in history.  

1861  On August - 09 wilhelm Berger, composer  

1862  Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) on August - 09.  

1862  On August - 09 joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46  

1864  Battle of Ft Morgan AL on August - 09.  

1869  On this day in history randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)  

1875  On this day in history albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)  

1883  On August - 09 george Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961)  

1884  On August - 09 maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Genius against Violence)  

1887  On this day in history abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)  

1888  On this day in history hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter  

1888  Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45 on August - 09.  

1890  1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history cesar Cortinas, composer  

1891  On August - 09 max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator  

1892  On this day in history charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)  

1892  On August - 09 matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies  

1893  1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY on this day in history.  

1895  On August - 09 fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)  

1896  Jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist on August - 09.  

1896  On August - 09 otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48  

1897  Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography on this day in history.  

1898  David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal) on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history armand Salacrou, French playwright  

1901  34-35N/98-99W open for US colonization on August - 09.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On August - 09 birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

1593  On August - 09 birth of izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

1648  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on this day in history.  

1669  On August - 09 birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On August - 09 death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.  

1048  On August - 09 pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1107  On August - 09 death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.  

1250  On this day in history death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on this day in history.  

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