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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489) was born on December - 11.  

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  Manuel Cardoso, composer was born on December - 11.  

1676  On December - 11 birth of johann Georg Weichenberger, composer  

1709  Louise Elisabeth of OrlĂ©ans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on December - 11.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) was born on December - 11.  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  Death of Pope Damasus I on this day in history.  

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

1121  On this day in history death of al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)  

1226  Death of Robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177) on December - 11.  

1282  Llywelyn ab Gruffydd, monarch of North Wales (1246-77), dies on December - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history death of henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake  

1532  Death of Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455) on December - 11.  

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