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)