Historical Events In December - 11
Monday, 04 July 2022
1932 On this day in history sF's coldest day (27°F)
1932 Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain) on December - 11.
1933 Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest) on this day in history.
1933 Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1934 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland on this day in history.
1934 On December - 11 salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)
1935 Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943) on December - 11.
1936 On this day in history king Edward VIII of England abdicates for woman he loves
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 Italy withdraws from League of Nations on December - 11.
1937 25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on December - 11.
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 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 December - 11.
1941 On this day in history germany and Italy declare war on US
1941 On December - 11 japanese occupy Guam
1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia
1944 Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed on December - 11.
1945 Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip on this day in history.
1946 On December - 11 uN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)
1946 On this day in history hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label
1947 "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances on this day in history.
1948 On December - 11 wHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 On this day in history chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)
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 this day in history.
1953 On this day in history kTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station
1953 On December - 11 kTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station