Historical Events In August - 09
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
1842 US-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty on this day in history.
1845 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator on August - 09.
1848 On August - 09 barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party
1848 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1854 On August - 09 henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"
1854 On this day in history frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57
1855 On August - 09 battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising
1859 On August - 09 elevator patented
1861 On August - 09 wilhelm Berger, composer
1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46
1864 On August - 09 battle of Ft Morgan AL
1869 Randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman) on August - 09.
1875 Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) on August - 09.
1883 On this day in history george Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961)
1884 Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Genius against Violence) on this day in history.
1887 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam) on this day in history.
1888 On August - 09 hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter
1888 On August - 09 charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45
1890 1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations on August - 09.
1890 On this day in history cesar Cortinas, composer
1891 Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator on August - 09.
1892 On August - 09 charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)
1892 Matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history 1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY
1895 On August - 09 fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
1896 On this day in history jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist
1896 Otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48 on August - 09.
1897 On this day in history ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography
1898 David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal) on this day in history.
1899 On August - 09 armand Salacrou, French playwright
1901 On August - 09 34-35°N/98-99°W open for US colonization