Historical Events In August - 11
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1863 On August - 11 arpad Szendy, composer
1866 On this day in history world's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)
1867 On August - 11 hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)
1868 On this day in history halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
1870 On this day in history tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)
1872 On this day in history lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80
1873 John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice & Sing) on August - 11.
1874 Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head on this day in history.
1877 On August - 11 asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos
1877 On August - 11 adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (d.1954)
1880 On this day in history frederick Jerome Work, composer
1882 On this day in history rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia
1883 On this day in history ernst Stadler, writer
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 California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on August - 11.
1888 Owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh) on this day in history.
1890 On August - 11 erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
1890 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1892 On August - 11 the birth of Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1892 Hugh MacDiarmid, Scotland, writer (Scots Unbound) on this day in history.
1894 Wilhelm Grosz, composer on August - 11.
1896 Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain on this day in history.
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 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, politician/trade unionist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history christian Castries, French general (Dien Bien Phu)
1903 On August - 11 michael Whalley Wickham, artist
1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on August - 11.
1904 Jess Stacy, pianist on this day in history.
1907 St Louis Card Ed Karger pitches perfect game vs Braves, 4-0 in 7 inn on August - 11.
1907 On August - 11 ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)