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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 03 July 2020

1842  On August - 09 uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty  

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

1848  On August - 09 barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party  

1848  On August - 09 austria & Sardinia sign cease fire  

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

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

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

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

1855  On this day in history battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising  

1859  Elevator patented on August - 09.  

1861  On August - 09 wilhelm Berger, composer  

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

1862  Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 on August - 09.  

1864  Battle of Ft Morgan AL on August - 09.  

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

1875  On August - 09 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  On this day in history charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45  

1890  On August - 09 1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations  

1890  Cesar Cortinas, composer on this day in history.  

1891  Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator on August - 09.  

1892  Charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail) on this day in history.  

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  Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches) on August - 09.  

1896  On August - 09 jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist  

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 August - 09.  

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

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  Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274) was born on August - 09.  

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

1611  On August - 09 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  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on August - 09.  

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  On this day in history birth of františek Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Death of Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.  

0378  On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  On this day in history irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

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

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

1173  On August - 09 death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  On August - 09 death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.  

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