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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 34-35N/98-99W open for US colonization  

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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 this day in history.  

1593  On this day in history 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 August - 09 birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on August - 09.  

1669  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.  

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

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

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