Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1842 On August - 09 uS-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty
1845 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator on this day in history.
1848 Barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with the Free Soil Party on August - 09.
1848 Austria & Sardinia sign cease fire on August - 09.
1848 Frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies on August - 09.
1849 On August - 09 hungarian Republic crushed by Austria & Russia
1854 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden" on August - 09.
1854 On August - 09 frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57
1855 On this day in history battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising
1859 Elevator patented on August - 09.
1861 Wilhelm Berger, composer on August - 09.
1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) on this day in history.
1862 Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 on this day in history.
1864 Battle of Ft Morgan AL on August - 09.
1869 On August - 09 randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)
1875 Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker) on this day in history.
1883 George Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961) on this day in history.
1884 Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Genius against Violence) on this day in history.
1887 On August - 09 abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)
1888 Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter on this day in history.
1888 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1890 1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations on August - 09.
1890 Cesar Cortinas, composer on this day in history.
1891 Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator on this day in history.
1892 On August - 09 charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)
1892 On this day in history matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies
1893 On August - 09 1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY
1895 On August - 09 fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
1896 On August - 09 jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist
1896 Otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48 on this day in history.
1897 Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography on August - 09.
1898 On August - 09 david de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)
1899 On this day in history armand Salacrou, French playwright
1901 On August - 09 34-35°N/98-99°W open for US colonization