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