Historical Events In August - 11
Sunday, 09 May 2021
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 Gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer on this day in history.
1910 On August - 11 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 August - 11 angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
1914 On this day in history jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland
1914 France declares war on Austria-Hungary on August - 11.
1915 On August - 11 kunio Toda, composer
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 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 this day in history.
1923 On August - 11 stan Chambers, American television reporter
1924 On August - 11 1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken
1924 On this day in history arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)
1925 On this day in history carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)
1926 Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double on August - 11.
1926 On August - 11 aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
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 this day in history.
1933 Temp reaches 136 degrees F (58ø C) at San Luis Potosí, Mex (world record) on this day in history.
1933 On August - 11 temp reaches 136░F (57.8░C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record)
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 On August - 11 william Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies
1936 On this day in history chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton