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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)  

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  On December - 11 birth of manuel Cardoso, composer  

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

1709  On this day in history birth of louise Elisabeth of OrlĂ©ans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742)  

1712  On December - 11 birth of francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)  

1725  George Mason, American statesman (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  Death of Pope Damasus I on December - 11.  

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

1121  Death of Al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066) on December - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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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