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 This day in History - October 11
363 Historic Events for October 11
1884

Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany

Birth
1884

Eleanor Roosevelt, [Anna], 1st lady (1933-1945)/crusader (Nobel 1931)

Birth
1884

Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)

Birth
1884

Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer

Birth
1885

Alfred Haar, Hungary, mathematician

Birth
1885

Fran‡ois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952)

Birth
1887

A Miles patents elevator

Event
1888

Piero Coppola, composer

Birth
1890

1st 100 yard dash under 10 seconds (John Owens 9-4/5 secs, Wash DC)

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1890

Daughters of American Revolution forms

Event
1891

Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop

Birth
1891

Charles Stewart Parnells, remains buried in Ireland

Death
1893

Barth‚l‚my Menn, Swiss graphic artist/painter, dies at 77

Death
1894

Albert Stoessel, composer

Birth
1895

Emperor Menelik II of Addis Ababa draws against Italians

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1895

H Schiebelhuth, writer

Birth
1896

Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)

Birth
1896

Anton Bruckner, Austr composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), dies at 72

Death
1897

Nathan F Twining, USAF general (Neither Liberty nor Safety)

Birth
1897

L‚on Bo‰lmann, French organist/composer (Suite Gothique), dies at 35

Death
1897

Arvo Hannikainen, composer

Birth
1897

George Preston Marshall, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1897

Russell Collins, New Orleans LA

Birth
1899

A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E S African fast bowler)

Birth
1899

South African Boers declare war on Great Britain

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