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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.  

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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  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 11.  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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