Historical Events In August - 11
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1962 Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on this day in history.
1963 Kingston Trio are mystery guest on "What's My Line?" on August - 11.
1964 On August - 11 beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" opens in NYC
1964 Race riot in Paterson NJ on August - 11.
1965 On this day in history 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles
1965 On August - 11 beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
1965 On August - 11 bill Woodfull, cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies
1966 Indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta on this day in history.
1966 On August - 11 last Beatle concert tour of the US begins
1968 On August - 11 lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies
1972 On this day in history max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73
1973 On August - 11 peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46
1974 On August - 11 head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)
1974 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1975 US vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN on this day in history.
1975 On August - 11 anthony C McAuliffe, US gen/commandant 101st div (Nuts!), dies at 77
1976 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami on this day in history.
1977 The first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots on this day in history.
1978 Funeral of Pope Paul VI on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63
1984 Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds on August - 11.
1984 On August - 11 during a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
1984 On this day in history alfred A Knopf, US publisher, dies at 91
1985 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
1988 On August - 11 meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament
1988 On this day in history anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59
1989 "Nightmare on Elm Street 5 The Dream Child" premiers on this day in history.
1989 Voyager 2 discovers 2 partial rings of Neptune on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history john Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies
1989 "Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child" premiers on this day in history.
1990 Egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion on this day in history.
1991 Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history history was made on August 11, 1994, when the first retail transaction on the Internet was carried out using a readily available version of powerful data encryption software designed to guarantee privacy.