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Historical Events In August - 11

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1909  SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on this day in history.  

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

1909  On August - 11 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 this day in history jean Parker, Butte Mont, actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women)  

1913  Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955) on this day in history.  

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

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  Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans on August - 11.  

1919  On August - 11 green Bay Packers football club founded  

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 August - 11.  

1920  Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U) on this day in history.  

1921  Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots) on this day in history.  

1923  On August - 11 dutch Premier de Geer resigns  

1923  Stan Chambers, American television reporter on this day in history.  

1924  1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken on August - 11.  

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

1926  Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist on this day in history.  

1927  On August - 11 james Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry  

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

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

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

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

1936  Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton on August - 11.  

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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  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

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 this day in history.  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On August - 11 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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