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 34-35░N/98-99░W open for US colonization on August - 09.