Historical Events In August - 11
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1962 On August - 11 beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari"
1963 On this day in history kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?"
1964 Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" opens in NYC on this day in history.
1964 Race riot in Paterson NJ on this day in history.
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 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies on this day in history.
1966 On August - 11 indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta
1966 Last Beatle concert tour of the US begins on this day in history.
1968 Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies on August - 11.
1972 Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73 on August - 11.
1973 On this day in history peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46
1974 Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey) on August - 11.
1974 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1975 On August - 11 uS vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN
1975 On this day in history anthony C McAuliffe, US gen/commandant 101st div (Nuts!), dies at 77
1976 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami on August - 11.
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 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 On August - 11 carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds
1984 On August - 11 during a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
1984 On this day in history alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
1985 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz on August - 11.
1987 Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86 on August - 11.
1988 On this day in history meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament
1988 On August - 11 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 Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune on August - 11.
1989 John Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies on August - 11.
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.