Historical Events In August - 11
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
1962 Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on August - 11.
1963 On August - 11 kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?"
1964 On this day in history beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" opens in NYC
1964 Race riot in Paterson NJ on August - 11.
1965 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles on this day in history.
1965 On August - 11 beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
1965 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies on August - 11.
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 On August - 11 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1976 On August - 11 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 August - 11 funeral of Pope Paul VI
1982 Tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds
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 August - 11 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 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 August - 11.
1989 Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune on this day in history.
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 On this day in history egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion
1991 On August - 11 jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89
1994 On August - 11 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.