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Historical Events In August - 11

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on August - 11.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on August - 11.  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  

1811  On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 11.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on this day in history.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on this day in history.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on August - 11.  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  On August - 11 nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on this day in history.  

1863  Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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