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Historical Events In August - 11

Monday, 03 October 2022

1863  Arpad Szendy, composer on this day in history.  

1866  World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI) on August - 11.  

1867  On this day in history hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)  

1868  Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52 on August - 11.  

1870  Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98) on August - 11.  

1872  Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1873  John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on this day in history.  

1874  Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos  

1877  On this day in history adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)  

1880  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

1882  Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on this day in history.  

1885  $100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty on this day in history.  

1888  California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

1890  Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

1890  John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet  

1892  Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.  

1894  On August - 11 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  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on August - 11.  

1898  On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist  

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.  

1901  On August - 11 francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82  

1902  Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on August - 11.  

1903  Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on this day in history.  

1904  German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.  

1904  On August - 11 jess Stacy, pianist  

1907  St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)  

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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  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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  On this day in history 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  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

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  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.  

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