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Historical Events In August - 11

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1962  Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on this day in history.  

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  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  Beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC on this day in history.  

1965  Bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies on August - 11.  

1966  Indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta on August - 11.  

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

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

1972  Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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  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  On August - 11 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 August - 11.  

1978  On this day in history funeral of Pope Paul VI  

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  Alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91 on August - 11.  

1985  On August - 11 challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz  

1987  Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1989  On August - 11 "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  Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89 on August - 11.  

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  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

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  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  On this day in history 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  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 August - 11.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.  

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