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 This day in History - August 11
390 Historic Events for August 11
1844

Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63

Death
1852

Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70

Death
1858

Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)

Birth
1860

Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson ‚tats de Normandie)

Birth
1860

Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)

Event
1860

James Wilson, politician

Death
1862

Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)

Birth
1863

Cambodia becomes French protectorate

Event
1863

Arpad Szendy, composer

Birth
1866

World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)

Event
1867

Hobart Bosworth, Marietta OH, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade)

Birth
1867

Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber and Lewis Fields)

Birth
1868

Thaddeus Stevens, architect of Radical Reconstruction, dies at 76

Death
1868

Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52

Death
1870

Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)

Birth
1872

Lowell Mason, US organist/composer (Zebulo), dies at 80

Death
1873

John Rosamond Johnson, Fla, co-composer (Lift Every Voice and Sing)

Birth
1874

Harry S Parmelee patents sprinkler head

Event
1877

Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos

Event
1880

Frederick Jerome Work, composer

Birth
1882

Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia

Birth
1883

Ernst Stadler, writer

Birth
1884

1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust

Event
1885

$100,000 raised in US for pedestal for Statue of Liberty

Event
1885

Oakland A's Dave Kingman becomes 21st to hit 400 HR

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