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Historical Events In August - 11

Friday, 14 May 2021

1937  On this day in history bakr Sidqi, general/dictator of Iraq, dies  

1939  On this day in history sergei Rachmaninovs last appearance in Europe  

1940  38 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  

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  On August - 11 richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60  

1943  On this day in history flying Officer Lloyd Allan Trigg, 200 Squadron, RAF, won the Victoria Cross over the North Sea  

1943  Red Army recaptures Tchukujev, at Kharkov on this day in history.  

1944  An electric powered rescue hoist was installed on an HNS-1 helicopter at CGAS Floyd Bennett Field on August - 11.  

1944  British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy on this day in history.  

1945  Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito on this day in history.  

1948  Summer Olympics opens in London on August - 11.  

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

1949  Karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68 on August - 11.  

1950  17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885) on August - 11.  

1951  On August - 11 100,000 acres flooded from Mississippi R in Ks, Okla, Mo & Ill  

1951  On this day in history ebbe Hamerik, composer, dies at 52  

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

1952  Hussein Ibn Talal I, proclaimed King of Jordan on August - 11.  

1952  On this day in history riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77  

1953  On August - 11 ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies  

1954  On this day in history formal peace takes place, ending 7+ yrs of fighting in Indochina between French and Communist Vietminh  

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 August - 11.  

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

1956  1st flight 4-motor Cessna 620 on August - 11.  

1956  Jackson Pollock, abstract artist, dies in auto accident (East Hampton) on August - 11.  

1957  On August - 11 patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open  

1960  Chad declares independence on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history chad gains independence from France  

1960  On August - 11 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  

1960  On August - 11 chad declares Independence from France  

1961  Warren Spahn records victory #300, beats Cubs 2-1 on this day in history.  

1962  Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3 on this day in history.  

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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 August - 11.  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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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  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history 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  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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