Historical Events In August - 11
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1748 Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.
1757 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.
1772 On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
1772 On August - 11 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1772 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1799 Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on August - 11.
1804 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.
1805 On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
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 On this day in history janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
1823 On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1824 On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909
1832 On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 On this day in history robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)
1835 George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.
1836 On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.
1844 On August - 11 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 August - 11.
1858 Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.
1860 Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.
1860 On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On August - 11 james Wilson, politician
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.
1863 On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.
1863 Cambodia becomes French protectorate on this day in history.