Today in History - History - December 11th

← Nov Jan → December

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for December 11th

198372nd Australian Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (61 64 64)

19831st visit to Lutheran church by a pope (John Paul II in Rome)

1901Guglielmo Marconi, the Italian electrical inventor, sends the first transatlantic radio signal

1961JFK provides US miltary helicopters & crews to South Vietnam

2012British physicist, Stephen Hawking, wins the $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize, the most lucrative academic prize in the world

1961Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 20 wks

1936Edward VIII announces in a radio broadcast that he is abdicating the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

2003Joe Sakic scores his 500th career goal at Vancouver

1960Coleman/Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in NYC

1928Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover

December 11th Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on December 11th

1918Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Kislovodsk, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970), (d. 2008)

1725George Mason, Fairfax County Virginia, American statesman (Bill of Rights)

1475Pope Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Florence, Italy (1513-21), (d. 1521)

1863Annie Jump Cannon, Dover Delware, US stellar spectroscopist (Harvard-classification)

1843Robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)

1931Rita Moreno, [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Humacao, Puerto Rico, singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story)

December 11th Birthdays
Date Event
December 11th Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on December 11th

2012Ravi Shankar, Indian musician, dies at 92

2008Bettie Page, American Playboy pin-up model, dies at 85

December 11th Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31