Historical Events In August - 11
Friday, 14 May 2021
1863 Arpad Szendy, composer on August - 11.
1866 On August - 11 world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
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 August - 11.
1872 On this day in history lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 On August - 11 john Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing)
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on August - 11.
1877 On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954) on August - 11.
1880 On August - 11 frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On this day in history 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 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on August - 11.
1890 On this day in history erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on August - 11.
1892 The birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet on this day in history.
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 On August - 11 wilhelm Grosz, composer
1896 On this day in history harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain
1897 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
1897 On this day in history louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
1898 On August - 11 arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist
1900 Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on August - 11.
1901 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82 on this day in history.
1902 Christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu) on this day in history.
1903 Michael Whalley Wickham, artist on August - 11.
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
1904 On this day in history 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)