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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.  

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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  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 11.  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

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 August - 11.  

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

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