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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On this day in history birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

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

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on this day in history.  

1669  On this day in history birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.  

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1107  On August - 09 death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  On August - 09 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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