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Historical Events In August - 11

Monday, 01 March 2021

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

1963  On this day in history kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?"  

1964  On August - 11 beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" opens in NYC  

1964  On this day in history race riot in Paterson NJ  

1965  6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies  

1972  On August - 11 max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73  

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

1974  On August - 11 head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)  

1974  Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies on August - 11.  

1975  US vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN on this day in history.  

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

1976  On August - 11 keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami  

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

1978  Funeral of Pope Paul VI on August - 11.  

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

1984  Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 11.  

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

1988  Meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59  

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

1989  On August - 11 voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune  

1989  John Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies on this day in history.  

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

1990  On this day in history egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion  

1991  Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On August - 11 birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

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

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

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  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 August - 11 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 August - 11.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

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  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.  

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