Historical Events In December - 11
Thursday, 13 August 2020
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 Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1934 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland on December - 11.
1934 Salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's) on this day in history.
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 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992) on this day in history.
1937 Italy withdraws from League of Nations on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On December - 11 douglas Fairbanks Snr., star of stage and screen, dies
1939 New anti Jewish measurements in Poland, proclaimed on December - 11.
1940 On this day in history russian general Zhukov warns of German assault
1941 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 on December - 11.
1941 Germany and Italy declare war on US on December - 11.
1941 On December - 11 japanese occupy Guam
1941 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy on December - 11.
1942 On December - 11 australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia
1944 Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed on December - 11.
1945 Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip on this day in history.
1946 UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965) on December - 11.
1946 Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label on December - 11.
1947 "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances on December - 11.
1948 On December - 11 wHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949 Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on December - 11.
1950 Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract on December - 11.
1951 Joe Dimaggio announces his baseball retirement on December - 11.
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 this day in history.