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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Monday, 22 December 2014

1909  SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on this day in history.  

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

1909  Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer on this day in history.  

1910  Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour) on this day in history.  

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

1912  Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women) on August - 11.  

1913  Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955) on this day in history.  

1914  Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland on August - 11.  

1914  France declares war on Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  

1915  Kunio Toda, composer on August - 11.  

1917  Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible) on August - 11.  

1918  On August - 11 battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans  

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

1919  On this day in history andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83  

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  On this day in history alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots)  

1923  On this day in history dutch Premier de Geer resigns  

1923  On this day in history stan Chambers, American television reporter  

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

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

1925  Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post) on this day in history.  

1926  On August - 11 cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  

1926  Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist on August - 11.  

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

1928  On August - 11 carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils  

1929  On this day in history babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)  

1933  On August - 11 temp reaches 136 degrees F (58ø C) at San Luis Potos, Mex (world record)  

1933  On this day in history 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  1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay on August - 11.  

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

1935  On August - 11 william Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies  

1936  Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton on August - 11.  

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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 August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

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

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

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

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

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

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.