Historical Events In December - 11
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
1932 On this day in history sF's coldest day (27°F)
1932 Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain) on this day in history.
1933 On December - 11 earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
1933 On December - 11 emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87
1934 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 December - 11.
1938 On December - 11 nY Giants win NFL championship
1939 Betty Grable and her famous legs were featured on the cover of LIFE magazine on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
1939 New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault
1941 On December - 11 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 December - 11.
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 this day in history.
1945 On this day in history het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip
1946 On this day in history uN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)
1946 Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label on December - 11.
1947 On this day in history "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 On December - 11 chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)
1950 On December - 11 baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract
1951 On December - 11 joe Dimaggio announces his baseball retirement
1953 KTVA, Anchorage becomes Alaska's first TV station on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history kTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station