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Historical Events In December - 11

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1915  On this day in history anna van Beers, [Graeve], actress (A Woman like Eve)  

1916  On this day in history david Lloyd George forms British war govt  

1917  On December - 11 13 black soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot  

1917  On this day in history german-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia  

1917  On December - 11 13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot  

1918  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn dissident Russian writer, was born on December - 11.  

1918  On this day in history aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970)  

1918  Ivan Cankar, Slavic author (Hlapec Jernej), dies at 42 on December - 11.  

1919  On this day in history boll weevil monument dedicated in Enterprise, Ala  

1920  Eddy Firestone, SF Calif, actor (Eddy-Mixed Doubles) on December - 11.  

1921  On December - 11 maila Nurmi, Petsamo Finland, actress (Vampira)  

1922  On this day in history grace Paley, writer (1970 Arts & Letters Award)  

1923  Betsy Blair, actress (Marty) on December - 11.  

1924  On this day in history marie Windsor, [Emily Marie Bertelson], Utah, actress (Double Deal)  

1925  On December - 11 pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quas Primas  

1925  On this day in history paul Greengard, American neuroscientist, Nobel laureate  

1926  On this day in history josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam  

1926  On December - 11 big Mama Thornton, blues singer (Ball & Chain, Stronger than Dirt)  

1927  Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952) on December - 11.  

1928  On December - 11 buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover  

1928  On this day in history tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker  

1929  S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history new York's branch of Bank of the United States announced that it had gone belly-up  

1930  On this day in history bank of the United States closes in New York City  

1930  On this day in history jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor/director (Man & a Woman, Z)  

1930  Friedrich von Bernhardi, German war theorist/historian, dies at 81 on December - 11.  

1931  British Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, Newfndlnd on December - 11.  

1931  On this day in history pierre Pilote Hockey Hall of Famer NHL Chicago Black Hawks defenseman was born  

1931  The birth of Rita Moreno, American actress and dancer on December - 11.  

1931  Japan leaves the Golden Standard on this day in history.  

1931  On December - 11 bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich  

1931  On December - 11 pierre Pilote Hockey Hall of Famer: NHL: Chicago Black Hawks defenseman was born  

1932  On this day in history san Francisco's coldest day (27øF).  

1932  Snow falls in San Francisco on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489) was born on this day in history.  

1475  On this day in history birth of leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21)  

1475  Pope Leo X (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Manuel Cardoso, composer was born on December - 11.  

1676  Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer was born on this day in history.  

1709  Louise Elisabeth of OrlĂ©ans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) was born on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history birth of george Mason, American statesman (d. 1792)  

Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  Death of Pope Damasus I on this day in history.  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on December - 11.  

1121  On this day in history death of al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)  

1226  On December - 11 death of robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)  

1282  Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.  

1282  On December - 11 death of llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales.  

1524  On this day in history death of henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake  

1532  On this day in history death of pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455)  

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