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Historical Events For August - 11

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

1909  On August - 11 sOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC  Click To Search About This In Google

1909  Liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1909  On August - 11 gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1910  Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour) on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1911  On August - 11 alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)  Click To Search About This In Google

1912  Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1913  On this day in history angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)  Click To Search About This In Google

1914  Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1914  On this day in history france declares war on Austria-Hungary  Click To Search About This In Google

1915  Kunio Toda, composer on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1917  On August - 11 dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible)  Click To Search About This In Google

1918  Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1919  On this day in history green Bay Packers football club founded  Click To Search About This In Google

1919  On August - 11 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83  Click To Search About This In Google

1920  On this day in history 1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia  Click To Search About This In Google

1920  Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1921  Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots) on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1923  Dutch Premier de Geer resigns on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1923  Stan Chambers, American television reporter on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1924  1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1924  On August - 11 arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)  Click To Search About This In Google

1925  Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  On this day in history cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  On August - 11 aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist  Click To Search About This In Google

1927  James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1928  Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1929  On August - 11 babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  On this day in history temp reaches 136 degrees F (58ø C) at San Luis Potos, Mex (world record)  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  Temp reaches 136F (57.8C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record) on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1934  On this day in history first federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay  Click To Search About This In Google

1934  On August - 11 1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  On this day in history william Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  On this day in history chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  Click To Search About This In Google

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  Click To Search About This In Google

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  Click To Search About This In Google

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  Click To Search About This In Google

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  Click To Search About This In Google

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