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Historical Events In August - 11

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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 this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

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  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on August - 11.  

1804  On this day in history francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

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

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  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

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

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  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on August - 11.  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

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 this day in history nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

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

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

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

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

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

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 this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

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

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

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

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