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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 30 June 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  Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer on August - 11.  

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

1913  On August - 11 angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)  

1914  On August - 11 jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland  

1914  France declares war on Austria-Hungary on August - 11.  

1915  On this day in history kunio Toda, composer  

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

1918  Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history green Bay Packers football club founded  

1919  On August - 11 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 August - 11 alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots)  

1923  On August - 11 dutch Premier de Geer resigns  

1923  Stan Chambers, American television reporter on August - 11.  

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

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

1925  Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post) on August - 11.  

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

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

1927  James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry on this day in history.  

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

1929  Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve) on August - 11.  

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

1933  Temp reaches 136F (57.8C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record) on August - 11.  

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

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

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

1935  William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies on August - 11.  

1936  Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton on this day in history.  

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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  Paul Hallman, composer was born on August - 11.  

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

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

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  

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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 August - 11.  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

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.  

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