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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1465  On December - 11 birth of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)  

1475  Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1513-21) was born on December - 11.  

1475  Pope Leo X (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history birth of manuel Cardoso, composer  

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

1709  Louise Elisabeth of OrlĂ©ans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1712  Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia) was born on this day in history.  

1725  George Mason, American statesman (d. 1792) was born on December - 11.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0384  On this day in history death of pope Damasus I  

0711  Justitianus II, emperor of Byzantium, dies at about 42 on this day in history.  

1121  Death of Al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066) on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1524  Death of Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1532  Death of Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455) on this day in history.  

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