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Historical Events In August - 11

Friday, 03 July 2020

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

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 this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

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

1799  On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

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

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

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

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

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  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

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

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

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

1863  On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

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

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

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

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

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

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

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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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 August - 11 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  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

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

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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