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Famous Events For August 11

Famous Events For August 11- Today In History

August 11: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 11 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 3114 BC – The beginning of The Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar
2. 2492 BC – Hayk creator of the Armenian nation vanquishes Bel
3. 480 BC – the Persian Navy defeated the Greeks in a battle near the north coast of Euboea at the Battle of Artemisium
4. August 11, 355 – a person suspected of disloyalty, Claudius Silvanus announces himself as Roman Emperor

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5. August 11, 1304 – Victory of Franco-Holland navy over Flemish navy at the Sea battle of Zieriknee
6. August 11, 1492 – Installation of Rodrigo de Borja as Pope Alexander VI
7. August 11, 1522 – Failure of the rebellion of Adel/burger in Austria
8. August 11, 1597 – Germany drives out English merchants
9. August 11, 1611 – King of Bohemia dethroned by Emperor Rudolf
10. August 11, 1674 – War between Louis II and Willem III at Seneffe
11. August 11, 1695 – seizure of Dunkirk by English and Dutch navy

18th Century – What Happened on August 11 – The 1700s

12. August 11, 1718 – The Spanish near Sicily were crushed by the British navy at the Battle of Cape Passaro
13. August 11, 1772 – Java, 4000’off Papandayan, flares up and explodes killing 3000
14. August 11, 1786 – English settlement at Penang in Malaysia created by Captain Francis Light

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19th Century – August 11 This Day That Year – The 1800s

15. August 11, 1804 – Acceptance of the responsibility by Francis II as the Emperor of Austria
16. August 11, 1835 – The 46-year sovereignty as England’s Astronomer Royal by George B Airy commenced
17. August 11, 1858 – The first climb of the mountain Eiger in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland
18. August 11, 1860 – In Virginia, US, the first silver mill commenced
19. August 11, 1863 – France accepts Cambodia as its dominion
20. August 11, 1866 – Space for the 1st roller skating started in Newport RI, US
21. August 11, 1874 – Sprinkler head patent granted to Harry S Parmelee
22. August 11, 1877 – Deimos, Mars’s moon discovered by Asaph Hall
23. August 11, 1884 – McDonnell/Murdoch scores double century (207) in the Test Cricket
24. August 11, 1885 – For the construction of the base for the Statue of Liberty in the US, $100000 collected
25. August 11, 1888 – closure of the California Cinema hall
26. August 11, 1896 – Electric bulb socket with a chain for pulling patented by Harvey Hubbell

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 11 – The 1900

27. August 11, 1904 – Herero in Southwest Africa vanquished by German-Italian General von Trotha
28. August 11, 1907 – Perfect game pitched by St Louis Card Ed Karger against Braves, 4-0
29. August 11, 1908 – Increasing the strength of Germany’s fleet, the core point for discussion, was the subject of discussion between King Edward VII of Britain and Emperor Wilhelm of Germany
30. August 11, 1909 – The first American Ship to use SOS was Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC
31. August 11, 1914 – Mitchenick, Poland cleared of Jews
32. August 11, 1914 – John Wray patented animation
33. August 11, 1919 – Indian Packaging Company sponsors the football club started by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau and called Green Bay Packers Football Club
34. August 11, 1920 – Independence of Latvia acknowledged by Riga-Soviet Union
35. August 11, 1923 – Quitting of Dutch Premier de Geer

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36. August 11, 1924 – The US presidential candidate’s documentary was taken
37. August 11, 1926 – 700th double achieved by Cleve Indian Tris Speaker
38. August 11, 1928 – World champion cyclist award to Georges Ronsse
39. August 11, 1929 – The first expert in baseball to hit 500 homers was Babe Ruth
40. August 11, 1929 – Friendship agreement between Persia and Iraq
41. August 11, 1933 – World record temperature of 136F (57.8C) at SDam Luis Potosi, Mexico
42. August 11, 1934 – Closing of the 2nd British Empire Game in London, England
43. August 11, 1935 – Rebellion against Jews in Germany by Nazis
44. August 11, 1936 – surrender of Kanton to Chaing Kai-shek’s army
45. August 11, 1937 – First screening of the film “Life of Emile Zola” in New York (best picture 1938)
46. August 11, 1939 – last presence of Sergei Rachmaninov in Europe
47. August 11, 1940 – England shoots down 38 German airplanes over England

48. August 11, 1942 – The destroyed British aircraft carrier HMS Eagle sinks
49. August 11,1942 – arrival of Lt-Gen. Montgomery at Gibraltar
50. August 11, 1943 – Brolo on the north coast of Sicily receives US amphibians
51. August 11, 1944 – Italy welcomes Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister
52. August 11, 1944 – Sees taken back by the French 5th Division of Defence force
53. August 11, 1945 – Japan’s condition to surrender to retain Emperor Hirohito was not accepted by the Allies
54. August 11, 1948 – Opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics at London
55. August 11, 1949 – Belgian government under Gaston Eyskens installed
56. August 11, 1950 – All-Stars Vs Philadelphia play at the 17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-star 17, Philadelphia 7
57. August 11, 1950 – Pledge of King Boudouin as the royal prince of Belgium
58. August 11, 1951 – Mississippi River inundates 100000 acres of land in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois

59. August 11, 1952 – Declaration of Hussein Ibn Talal I as King of Jordan
60. August 11, 1954 – first CF play between BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes, Montreal wins 22-0.
61. August 11, 1954 – The battle in Indo china between French and Communist Viet Minh ended with a formal peace
62. August 11, 1955 – Harahap forms the government of Indonesia
63. August 11, 1956 – “Don’t be cruel” circulated by Elvis Presley
64. August 11, 1957 – LPGA All-American Golf Open won by Patty Berg
65. August 11, 1960 – France grants independence to Chad
66. August 11, 1961 – Record victory #300 by Warren Spahn, beats Cubs 2-1
67. August 11, 1962 – The third Russian in space abroad Vostok 3, was Andrian G Nikolayev.
68. August 11, 1963 – LPGA Waterloo Women’s Golf Open Invitational won by Mickey Wright
69. August 11, 1964 – Racial rebellion in Paterson, NJ

70. August 11, 1964 – Commencement of “A Hard Days Night” at NYC
71. August 11,1965 – Watts region of Los Angeles witnesses 6-day riots
72. August 11, 1966 – The final tour of the US by the Beatles starts
73. August 11, 1967 – 12th to strike outside on 9 pitches by Al Downing
74. August 11, 1968 – Inauguration of “Apple Records” by Beatles
75. August 11, 1969 – Because of an injury to the right shoulder, Don Drysdale steps down
76. August 11, 1969 – NY Giants were beaten by Pittsburgh Steeles, 17-13, in Montreal (NFL expo)
77. August 11, 1970 – 1st to hit a HR in red seats at Riverfront was Tony Perez
78. August 11,1970 – Two police officers of the Royal Ulster died when a mine in a car kept by the Irish Republican Army exploded near Crossmaglen, County Armagh
79. August 11, 1971 – British Defence forces shoot 4 persons in Belfast when riots started for implementing the Internment and Operation Demetrius
80. August 11, 1972 – The untimely explosion of the bomb killed two IRA members who were transferring the bomb
81. August 11, 1974 – Military coup under UDT in East Timor

82. August 11, 1974 – 21 travelers died in an accident between two buses dashing against each other
83. August 11, 1975 – The proposed entry of North and South Vietnam to the United Nations refused by the US
84. August 11, 1976 – Drummer for Who, Keith Moon breaks down and is admitted to a hospital in Miami
85. August 11, 1977 – Achievement of 100th FC hundred by Geoff Boycott vs Aust at Headingley
86. August 11, 1978 – Cremation of Pope Paul VI
87. August 11, 1978 – Microbes causing Legionnaire’s ailment established at Atlanta
88. August 11, 1979 – 4th Grand Slam given up by Philips Tug McGrew
89. August 11, 1980 – The Constitution of Angola reviewed
90. August 11, 1980 – Choosing of Mohammed Ali Radjai as Prime Minister of Iran
91. August 11, 1982 – Atomic bomb test by the US at Nevada Test site
92. August 11, 1982 – Invasion of Southern Angola by the South African Defence Force (SADF)
93. August 11, 1984 – at the soccer match, Brazil Vs France, over lakh admirers attend
94. August 11, 1984 – Underground atomic bomb test by USSR
95. August 11, 1985 – LPGA Henredon Golf Classic won by Nancy Lopez
96. August 11, 1985 – New world record in high jump set by Rudolf Povarnitsin of USSR (7’10”12)
97. August 11, 1986 – Bob Tway shoots a 276 at Inverness Club Toledo at the 68th PGA Championship
98. August 11, 1987 – mine laborers sent to the Persian Gulf by France and Great Britain
99. August 11, 1988 – Inauguration of Charlotte Stadium in Charlotte NC
100. August 11, 1988 – surrendering of US citizenship by Meir Kahane to retain the Israeli Parliament seat

101. August 11, 1988 – The consultation between Osama bin Laden and Dr Fadl in Peshawar, Pakistan to start Al-Qaeda
102. August 11,1989 – Two rings of Neptune discovered by Voyager 2
103. August 11, 1990 – To stop Iraqi incursion in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Morocco sent defense forces to Saudi Arabia
104. August 11,1991- Protest by several thousand people demanding democracy in Madagascar resulting in 21 deaths
105. August 11, 1991 – Edward Tracy, US captive, set free by Shiite Muslims
106. August 11, 1991 – the landing of Atlantis 9, (STS 43) interplanetary vehicle
107. August 11, 1992 – Jose Canseco leaves the stadium before the completion of the play and Oakland A’s rip him
108. August 11, 1993 – Mild heart attack suffered by NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31
109. August 11, 1993 – Mexico welcomes Pope John Paul II
110. August 11, 1994 – Guinee-Bissau elects Joao B “Nino” as its President
111. August 11,1996 – LPGA Ping Welch’s Golf Championship won by Emilee Klein
112. August 11,1997 – January 10, as a voodoo holiday authorised by Benin
113. August 11, 1998 – At the invitation of President Nelson Mandela, Yasser Arafat, Palestine Liberation Organisation and Palestinian National Authority, reaches Cape Town in South Africa on his first state visit
114. August 11,1999 – France and India experience total solar eclipse (2m23s)
115. August 11,1999 – Hurricane hits Salt Lake City killing one

21st Century – August 11 This Day In History – The 2000s

116. August 11, 2003 – Hundred perished in a heat wave in Paris when the temperature touched 112 F (44 C)
117. August 11, 2003 – peacekeeping forces in Afghanistan taken over by NATO
118. August 11,2005 – Justin Gatlin won 200 m at the 10th World Championship in Athletics
119. August 11, 2012 – Lightning strikes at a mosque in Bangladesh causing the death of 13 persons and injuring 15 persons
120. August 11, 2013 – A sudden deluge in Kabul, Pakistan causes the death of 22 persons
121. August 11,2013 – Usain Bolt wins 100 m at the 14th World Championship in Athletics

122. August 11,2015 – Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in New York leaves 12 dead with over a hundred cases in the South Bronx
123. August 11,2015 – Reopening of Japan’s Sendai Nuclear Power Plant by restarting the atomic reactor
124. August 11, 2016 – The international group of researchers confirmed that the Greenland shark was the oldest vertebrate in the world at 392 years

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