Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 08 March 2021
1932 SF's coldest day (27°F) on this day in history.
1932 On December - 11 anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)
1933 On December - 11 earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
1933 Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87 on December - 11.
1934 On this day in history 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland
1934 On this day in history salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)
1935 On December - 11 femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943)
1936 King Edward VIII of England abdicates for woman he loves on December - 11.
1936 King Edward VIII marries Mrs Wallis Simpson; abdicates throne Duke of York becomes King George VI on this day in history.
1936 On December - 11 hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)
1937 Italy withdraws from League of Nations on December - 11.
1937 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- )
1938 On this day in history nY Giants win NFL championship
1939 On December - 11 betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine
1939 Douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history new anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed
1940 Russian general Zhukov warns of German assault on this day in history.
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 Germany and Italy declare war on US on this day in history.
1941 Japanese occupy Guam on December - 11.
1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy on December - 11.
1942 Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia on December - 11.
1944 On December - 11 surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed
1945 On this day in history het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip
1946 UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1948 WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on December - 11.
1949 Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on this day in history.
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 this day in history kTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station
1953 KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station on December - 11.