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Historical Events In August - 11

Monday, 28 September 2020

1748  On this day in history joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1778  On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

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

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On this day in history david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

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

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

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

1824  On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on August - 11.  

1832  On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

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

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.  

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

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

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

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

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

1860  On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on August - 11.  

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

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

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

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

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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 August - 11.  

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

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

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

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.  

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