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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1909  On August - 11 sOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC  

1909  Liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call on August - 11.  

1909  On August - 11 gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer  

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

1911  Alphonse de Waelhens, Flemish philosopher (Psychosis) on August - 11.  

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

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

1914  On this day in history jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland  

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

1915  Kunio Toda, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 11 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 this day in history 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 August - 11.  

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

1926  On this day in history 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 August - 11.  

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  Temp reaches 136 degrees F (58ø C) at San Luis Potos, Mex (world record) on August - 11.  

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

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

1934  1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay on this day in history.  

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

1935  On this day in history william Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies  

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  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 11 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 this day in history.  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

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

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

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

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  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.