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Historical Events In August - 11

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1863  On this day in history arpad Szendy, composer  

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

1867  Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade) on August - 11.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 11 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  Frederick Jerome Work, composer on August - 11.  

1882  On August - 11 rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia  

1883  On August - 11 ernst Stadler, writer  

1884  1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust on August - 11.  

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

1888  California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.  

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  On this day in history hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound)  

1894  Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.  

1896  On this day in history 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  Louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury) on this day in history.  

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

1900  Alexander Mosolov, Kiev Russia, composer (Zavod) [NS] on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82  

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

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  St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.  

1907  Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

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

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