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Historical Events For August - 11

Monday, 22 January 2018

1909  SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1909  On August - 11 gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On August - 11 denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On August - 11 alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On August - 11 jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On August - 11 angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  France declares war on Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Kunio Toda, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1917  Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On August - 11 green Bay Packers football club founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On August - 11 derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots) on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On August - 11 dutch Premier de Geer resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On this day in history stan Chambers, American television reporter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On this day in history arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1926  On August - 11 cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1933  Temp reaches 136F (57.8C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history first federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On August - 11 1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On August - 11 chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Send On Whatsapp

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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