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Historical Events For August - 11

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

1909  On this day in history sOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC  

1909  On this day in history liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call  

1909  Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer on August - 11.  

1910  Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour) on August - 11.  

1911  On August - 11 alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)  

1912  On this day in history jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)  

1913  Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955) on August - 11.  

1914  On this day in history jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland  

1914  On August - 11 france declares war on Austria-Hungary  

1915  On August - 11 kunio Toda, composer  

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1917  On August - 11 dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible)  

1918  On this day in history battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans  

1919  Green Bay Packers football club founded on this day in history.  

1919  Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 on August - 11.  

1920  On this day in history 1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia  

1920  On this day in history derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)  

1921  Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots) on this day in history.  

1923  Dutch Premier de Geer resigns on August - 11.  

1923  Stan Chambers, American television reporter on this day in history.  

1924  1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken on this day in history.  

1924  Arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush) on August - 11.  

1925  On August - 11 carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)  

1926  On this day in history cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  

1926  On August - 11 aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist  

1927  On August - 11 james Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry  

1928  Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils on this day in history.  

1929  On August - 11 babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)  

1933  On this day in history temp reaches 136 degrees F (58ø C) at San Luis Potos, Mex (world record)  

1933  On August - 11 temp reaches 136F (57.8C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record)  

1934  First federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay on August - 11.  

1934  On this day in history 1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay  

1935  Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews on August - 11.  

1935  On this day in history william Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies  

1936  On this day in history chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

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

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