Historical Events In August - 11
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.
1866 World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on this day in history.
1867 Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on this day in history.
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 Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on August - 11.
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head
1877 On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
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 On August - 11 $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty
1888 On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.
1890 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on August - 11.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 On August - 11 harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 The birth of Enid Blyton, English author on this day in history.
1897 On August - 11 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS]
1901 On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82
1902 On August - 11 christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on August - 11.
1907 On August - 11 st Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn
1907 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on August - 11.