Historical Events In November - 11
Saturday, 04 July 2020
1986 Roger C Carmel, actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54 on November - 11.
1987 On this day in history van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction
1987 On November - 11 l T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
1988 On November - 11 oldest known insect fossils (390 million years) reported in Science
1992 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50 on November - 11.
1993 On November - 11 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 this day in history.
1994 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87 on November - 11.
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 this day in history quebec Gatineau Railway takes over operation of the former CP Trois Rivieres and Lachute subdivisions between Quebec City and Hull.
2004 On this day in history yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75
2006 On this day in history edinburgh Place Ferry Pier, Hong Kong, completed the last journey of its 49-year operation.
2007 On November - 11 slovenians vote in the final round of the nation's presidential elections. Danilo Türk won the race with 68.26% of the vote.
2007 Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh, India killing 15,000 people on this day in history.
2010 On this day in history 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 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma on this day in history.
2013 4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India on November - 11.
2014 On this day in history the captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April is found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison
2017 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion on November - 11.
2017 Nationalist march in Warsaw, Poland, draws 60,000, to coincide with country's independence day on November - 11.
2018 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: in a final denuded of both countries' top players KateĹ™ina SiniakovĂˇ beats American Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 to clinch a 3-0 win for the home side on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 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 On November - 11 democratic Republic of Congo announces its worst-ever outbreak of Ebola with 198 deaths
2018 On this day in history 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.
2019 A transit of Mercury occurs on November - 11.
2019 Hong Kong protests: A traffic officer shot a youth in Sai Wan Ho during city-wide strike. A man was also set on fire by protesters on the same day on November - 11.