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Historical Events In August - 11

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1962  On this day in history beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari"  

1963  Kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?" on August - 11.  

1964  Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" opens in NYC on August - 11.  

1964  On August - 11 race riot in Paterson NJ  

1965  6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles on August - 11.  

1965  On this day in history beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC  

1965  On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies  

1966  On this day in history indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta  

1966  Last Beatle concert tour of the US begins on August - 11.  

1968  Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies on this day in history.  

1972  Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73 on August - 11.  

1973  Peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46 on August - 11.  

1974  On this day in history head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)  

1974  On this day in history jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies  

1975  On August - 11 uS vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN  

1975  Anthony C McAuliffe, US gen/commandant 101st div (Nuts!), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami  

1977  The first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots on this day in history.  

1978  On this day in history funeral of Pope Paul VI  

1982  On this day in history tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63  

1984  On this day in history carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds  

1984  During a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes" on this day in history.  

1984  Alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1985  Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz on this day in history.  

1987  On this day in history clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86  

1988  On August - 11 meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament  

1988  Anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59 on August - 11.  

1989  On August - 11 "Nightmare on Elm Street 5 The Dream Child" premiers  

1989  Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune on August - 11.  

1989  On August - 11 john Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies  

1989  On this day in history "Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child" premiers  

1990  Egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89  

1994  On this day in history history was made on August 11, 1994, when the first retail transaction on the Internet was carried out using a readily available version of powerful data encryption software designed to guarantee privacy.  

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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  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

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 this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

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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