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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 05 May 2016

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

1909  Liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call on this day in history.  

1909  On August - 11 gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer  

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

1911  On this day in history alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)  

1912  Jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women) on this day in history.  

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

1914  Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland on this day in history.  

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

1915  Kunio Toda, composer on August - 11.  

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

1918  Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans on August - 11.  

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

1919  Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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

1921  On August - 11 alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots)  

1923  Dutch Premier de Geer resigns on August - 11.  

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

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

1924  Arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush) on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)  

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

1926  On this day in history 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 August - 11.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1934  1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay on August - 11.  

1935  On August - 11 nazi mass demonstration against German Jews  

1935  William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies on this day in history.  

1936  On August - 11 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  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

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  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on August - 11.  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

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

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

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

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

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