Historical Events In August - 09
Saturday, 27 February 2021
1842 On August - 09 uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty
1845 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator on August - 09.
1848 On August - 09 barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party
1848 Austria & Sardinia sign cease fire on this day in history.
1848 On this day in history frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies
1849 Hungarian Republic crushed by Austria & Russia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1859 Elevator patented on August - 09.
1861 On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer
1862 On August - 09 battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)
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 On August - 09 randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)
1875 Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) on this day in history.
1883 On August - 09 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 Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter on August - 09.
1888 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1890 1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations on this day in history.
1890 Cesar Cortinas, composer on August - 09.
1891 On August - 09 max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator
1892 On August - 09 charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)
1892 On August - 09 matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies
1893 On August - 09 1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY
1895 Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches) on this day in history.
1896 Jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist on August - 09.
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 On this day in history david de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
1899 Armand Salacrou, French playwright on August - 09.
1901 On this day in history 34-35°N/98-99°W open for US colonization