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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)  

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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 August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

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  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

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

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

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

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

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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