Historical Events In December - 11
Saturday, 26 September 2020
1932 On December - 11 sF's coldest day (27°F)
1932 Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain) on this day in history.
1933 Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest) on December - 11.
1933 On this day in history emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87
1934 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland on December - 11.
1934 On this day in history salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)
1935 Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943) on this day in history.
1936 King Edward VIII of England abdicates for woman he loves on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history king Edward VIII marries Mrs Wallis Simpson; abdicates throne Duke of York becomes King George VI
1936 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992) on December - 11.
1937 On December - 11 italy withdraws from League of Nations
1937 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on this day in history.
1937 Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- ) on December - 11.
1938 On this day in history nY Giants win NFL championship
1939 Betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine on December - 11.
1939 On this day in history douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
1939 New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed on December - 11.
1940 On December - 11 russian general Zhukov warns of German assault
1941 Buick lowered its prices to reflect the absence of spare tires or inner tubes from its new cars. Widespread shortages caused by World War II had led to many quotas and laws designed to conserve America's resources on this day in history.
1941 Germany and Italy declare war on US on December - 11.
1941 On December - 11 japanese occupy Guam
1941 On this day in history dutch government in London declares war on Italy
1942 Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia on this day in history.
1944 On December - 11 surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
1945 Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip on December - 11.
1946 On this day in history uN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)
1946 Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label on this day in history.
1947 "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances on December - 11.
1948 WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1949 Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract
1951 Joe Dimaggio announces his baseball retirement on December - 11.
1953 KTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station on December - 11.
1953 KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station on this day in history.