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Historical Events In August - 09

Monday, 28 September 2020

1842  US-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty on this day in history.  

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

1848  On this day in history barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party  

1848  Austria & Sardinia sign cease fire on this day in history.  

1848  Frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies on August - 09.  

1849  On August - 09 hungarian Republic crushed by Austria & Russia  

1854  Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" on August - 09.  

1854  Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1855  On August - 09 battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

1859  Elevator patented on August - 09.  

1861  On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer  

1862  Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) on this day in history.  

1862  Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 on this day in history.  

1864  Battle of Ft Morgan AL on August - 09.  

1869  On August - 09 randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)  

1875  Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) on August - 09.  

1883  George Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961) on August - 09.  

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

1887  Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam) on August - 09.  

1888  On August - 09 hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter  

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 August - 09.  

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  On August - 09 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  Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography on this day in history.  

1898  David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal) on August - 09.  

1899  Armand Salacrou, French playwright on August - 09.  

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 this day in history birth of izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1611  On this day in history birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on August - 09.  

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

1653  On August - 09 birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on August - 09.  

1674  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

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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  On August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on this day in history.  

1107  On this day in history death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  On this day in history death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

1420  On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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