Historical Events In August - 11
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
1962 Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on this day in history.
1963 On August - 11 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 August - 11.
1965 On August - 11 beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
1965 On this day in history bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies
1966 On August - 11 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 August - 11.
1972 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1974 On this day in history head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)
1974 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history 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 August - 11.
1976 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami on this day in history.
1977 On August - 11 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 this day in history.
1982 Tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63 on August - 11.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune
1989 On this day in history john Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies
1989 On August - 11 "Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child" premiers
1990 On August - 11 egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion
1991 Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89 on August - 11.
1994 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 on August - 11.