Historical Events In December - 11
Friday, 03 July 2020
1932 SF's coldest day (27°F) on December - 11.
1932 On this day in history anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)
1933 On this day in history earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
1933 Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1934 On December - 11 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland
1934 Salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's) on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943)
1936 On December - 11 king Edward VIII of England abdicates for woman he loves
1936 King Edward VIII marries Mrs Wallis Simpson; abdicates throne Duke of York becomes King George VI on December - 11.
1936 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992) on December - 11.
1937 Italy withdraws from League of Nations on December - 11.
1937 On December - 11 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7
1937 Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- ) on this day in history.
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 December - 11 douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
1939 On this day in history new anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed
1940 On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault
1941 On this day in history 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
1941 On December - 11 germany and Italy declare war on US
1941 Japanese occupy Guam on December - 11.
1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy on this day in history.
1942 Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
1945 Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip on December - 11.
1946 UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965) on December - 11.
1946 On December - 11 hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label
1947 On December - 11 "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances
1948 On December - 11 wHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on December - 11.
1950 On December - 11 baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract
1951 Joe Dimaggio announces his baseball retirement on this day in history.
1953 On December - 11 kTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station
1953 On this day in history kTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station