Historical Events In August - 11
Thursday, 30 June 2022
1994 On this day in history dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams, broadcaster, dies at 60
1995 On this day in history douglas John Gorman, businessman, dies at 58
1996 On this day in history mel Taylor, drummer, dies at 63
2006 A resolution to end the 2006 Lebanon War is unanimously accepted by the United Nations Security Council on August - 11.
2007 Presidential and parliamentary elections were held in Sierra Leone on August - 11.
2012 On August - 11 153 people are killed and 1300 injured in Tabriz and Ahar, Iran after two earthquakes of up to 6.4 magnitude
2013 22 people are killed by flash floods in Kabul, Pakistan on August - 11.
2017 On this day in history fipronil contaminated eggs now affecting fifteen EU countries, Hong Kong and Switzerland according to European Commission
2017 On August - 11 chinese crime writer Liu Yongbiao after announcing novel called "Beautiful Writer who Killed", arrested for murders of four people nearly 22 years ago
2019 Indian floods: At least 114 people, including 57 in Kerala, 30 in Karnataka and 27 in Maharashtra, are reported to have died in monsoon-related floods in India. At least 227 died across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan on this day in history.
2020 US Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden announces California Senator Kemala Harris is his running mate, the 1st woman of color selected by a major party on this day in history.
2020 On August - 11 president Vladimir Putin in a propaganda stunt announces Russia has become the 1st country to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine, called â€śSputnik V", despite no scientific data being published or phase 3 trials having even begun
2020 On August - 11 belarus's opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya flees the country amid large-scale protests over the country's disputed election results that returned Dictator Alexander Lukashenko to power
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] Russian President Vladimir Putin announces that Russia has approved the world's first COVID-19 vaccine on this day in history.