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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Saturday, 24 September 2016

1909  SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on August - 11.  

1909  On August - 11 liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call  

1909  On this day in history gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer  

1910  On this day in history denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)  

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

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

1913  On this day in history angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)  

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

1914  On August - 11 france declares war on Austria-Hungary  

1915  On this day in history kunio Toda, composer  

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1917  On this day in history dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible)  

1918  On this day in history battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans  

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

1919  Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 on August - 11.  

1920  1st peace of Riga-Soviet Union recognizes Independence of Latvia on August - 11.  

1920  On August - 11 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  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  On August - 11 carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)  

1926  Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double on August - 11.  

1926  On this day in history aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1933  On August - 11 temp reaches 136F (57.8C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record)  

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

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

1935  On August - 11 nazi mass demonstration against German Jews  

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

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

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

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

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  On August - 11 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  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

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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)  

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

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

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

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

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

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