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Historical Events In August - 11

Monday, 23 May 2022

1937  Bakr Sidqi, general/dictator of Iraq, dies on August - 11.  

1939  On August - 11 sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe  

1940  38 German aircrafts shot down above England on August - 11.  

1941  On this day in history british PM Winston Churchill and US President Franklin Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter  

1942  On August - 11 - Sept 30] SS begins exterminating 3,500 Jews in Zelov Lodz Poland  

1942  Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60 on August - 11.  

1943  On August - 11 flying Officer Lloyd Allan Trigg, 200 Squadron, RAF, won the Victoria Cross over the North Sea  

1943  On August - 11 red Army recaptures Tchukujev, at Kharkov  

1944  On this day in history an electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field.  

1944  On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy  

1945  On August - 11 allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito  

1948  On this day in history summer Olympics opens in London  

1949  1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi) on August - 11.  

1949  On August - 11 karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68  

1950  On this day in history 17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885)  

1951  On this day in history 100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi R in Ks, Okla, Mo & Ill  

1951  Ebbe Hamerik, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1952  Hussein proclaimed king of Jordan on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history hussein Ibn Talal I, proclaimed King of Jordan  

1952  Riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1953  Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies on this day in history.  

1954  Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ yrs of fighting in Indochina between French and Communist Vietminh on August - 11.  

1954  BC Lions plays its 1st CF game, they lose to Montreal Alouettes, 22-0 on this day in history.  

1955  Indonesia govt of Harahap forms on this day in history.  

1956  On August - 11 elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"  

1956  1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620 on this day in history.  

1956  On August - 11 jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton)  

1957  On this day in history patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open  

1960  On this day in history chad declares independence  

1960  Chad gains independence from France on this day in history.  

1960  In the first recovery of an object after it had been in orbit, a Navy HRS-3 helicopter, operating from the Haiti Victory of the Pacific Missile Range, recovered the instrumented capsule discharged by Discoverer XIII on this day in history.  

1960  On August - 11 chad declares Independence from France  

1961  Warren Spahn records victory #300, beats Cubs 2-1 on August - 11.  

1962  Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3 on August - 11.  

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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  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  On August - 11 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  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on August - 11.  

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 this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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