Historical Events In November - 11
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1986 Roger C Carmel, actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54 on November - 11.
1987 Van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction on this day in history.
1987 L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86 on November - 11.
1988 On November - 11 oldest known insect fossils (390 million years) reported in Science
1992 On November - 11 aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
1993 On this day in history entombment at the Australian War Memorial of the remains of an Unknown Australian Soldier from a World War One cemetery in France
1993 Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79 on November - 11.
1994 On this day in history elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
1995 On this day in history charles Scribner Jr, publisher, dies at 74
1996 On November - 11 helen Rosenthal, Teacher/health administrator, dies at 47
1997 On November - 11 quebec Gatineau Railway takes over operation of the former CP Trois Rivieres and Lachute subdivisions between Quebec City and Hull.
2004 On November - 11 yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75
2006 Edinburgh Place Ferry Pier, Hong Kong, completed the last journey of its 49-year operation on November - 11.
2007 Slovenians vote in the final round of the nation's presidential elections. Danilo Türk won the race with 68.26% of the vote on November - 11.
2010 On November - 11 the G-20 summit is held in Seoul, South Korea. Korea becomes the first non-G8 nation to host a G-20 leaders summit.
2012 On November - 11 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma
2013 4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India on this day in history.
2014 The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April is found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison on November - 11.
2017 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion on this day in history.
2017 On November - 11 nationalist march in Warsaw, Poland, draws 60,000, to coincide with country's independence day
2018 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: in a final denuded of both countries' top players Kateřina Siniaková beats American Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 to clinch a 3-0 win for the home side on November - 11.
2018 On November - 11 on centenary of WWI Armistice Day French President Macron urges world to reject Nationalism in speech to under Arc de Triomphe in Paris
2018 On November - 11 chinese e-commerce company Alibaba sets new record for their Singles Day sale, $1 billion in 85 seconds, $30.8bn in 24 hours
2018 Democratic Republic of Congo announces its worst-ever outbreak of Ebola with 198 deaths on November - 11.
2018 Many nations around the world, particularly ones in Europe and the Commonwealth, along with the United States, celebrate the ending of the World War I centenary with Armistice Day, Veterans Day, and Remembrance Day ceremonies, speeches, parades, and memorials on November - 11.