Historical Events In July - 11
Thursday, 23 March 2023
1902 On this day in history british premier Lord Salisbury resigns
1902 Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58) on July - 11.
1905 On this day in history black intellectuals & activists organize Niagara movement
1906 On this day in history the Gillette-Brown murder inspires Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy.
1906 Harry Von Zell, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Burns & Allen) on July - 11.
1909 On July - 11 simon Newcomb celestial mechanics authority, dies
1909 On this day in history simon Newcomb, celestial mechanics authority (Stars), dies at 74
1910 On this day in history irene Hervey, LA Calif, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West)
1911 A huge forest fire breaks out in Porcupine district near Timmins, fanned by high winds into a 40 km long front, the fire takes 200 lives; over 3,000 left homeless; burns up 2200 sq. km, destroying the mining communities of South Porcupine, Cochrane and Goldlands on July - 11.
1913 Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords) on this day in history.
1914 Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleve 4-3 on July - 11.
1914 Ahti Sonninen, composer on this day in history.
1914 Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies on July - 11.
1915 Germany cruiser Königsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam on July - 11.
1915 Colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II) on July - 11.
1916 The first federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history 1st federal grant-in-aid for state roads enacted
1916 Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75) on July - 11.
1916 On July - 11 rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies
1918 On July - 11 m Wolf discovers asteroid #895 Helio
1919 On this day in history pay Corps renamed Supply Corps
1919 Dutch 2nd chamber approves 8-hour day/No Sunday work on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history mongolia gains independence from China (National Day)
1921 Ilse Werner, Dutch-born actress on July - 11.
1921 Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1922 The Hollywood Bowl opens on July - 11.
1922 On this day in history gene Evans, Hollbrook Az, actor (My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo)
1923 Harry Frazee, sells Red Sox to Ohio businessmen for $1M on July - 11.
1924 On this day in history moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi
1924 Claus Bremer, writer on July - 11.
1925 On July - 11 queen Wilhelmina names H Colijn head of govt
1925 Mattiwilda Dobbs, Atlanta, Ga, soprano on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)
1926 On July - 11 gertrude M L Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & Sown), dies at 57
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