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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.  

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

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

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

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

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

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

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

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

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