Historical Events In August - 11
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1870 Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on this day in history.
1872 On August - 11 lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.
1874 On August - 11 harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos on this day in history.
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.
1880 On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on August - 11.
1883 Ernst Stadler, writer on this day in history.
1884 On August - 11 1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust
1885 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1888 On August - 11 california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)
1890 On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 On this day in history john Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On August - 11 the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on August - 11.
1900 On August - 11 alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.
1907 On this day in history st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.