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 This day in History - October 11
363 Historic Events for October 11
1919

1st transcontinental air race ends

Event
1919

Art Blakey, Pitts PA, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers)

Birth
1922

Turkey and Greece sign cease fire

Event
1922

1st woman FBI "special investigator" appointed (Alaska Davidson)

Event
1923

German mark falls to 10 billion per œ, 4 billion per $

Event
1923

Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs in a World Series game

Event
1925

NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0

Event
1925

Karl M Lybeck, Fin/Swedish language poet (Samlade Arbeten), dies at 71

Death
1925

Elmore Leonard, US writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up)

Birth
1925

Belgian episcopelian sspeaks against Flemish activism

Event
1925

Nancy Guild, LA Calif, actress (Where Was I?)

Birth
1926

Earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)

Birth
1926

John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)

Birth
1927

Lou Gehrig named AL MVP (Babe Ruth (former winner) not eligible)

Event
1928

Thomas Burnett Swann, US, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur)

Birth
1929

Sean O'Casey's "Silver Tassle," premieres in London

Event
1930

Sam Johnson, (Rep-R-Texas)

Birth
1930

Bill Fischer, baseball player

Birth
1930

Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)

Birth
1931

100,000 extreme-right Germans form "Harzburger Front"

Event
1932

Dottie West, Nashville Tenn, country singer (Here Comes My Baby)

Birth
1932

Stalin forces Zinoviev and Kamenev out of Communist Party

Event
1932

1st political telecast (Democratic National Committee) at CBS, NYC

Event
1933

Josef Hofmiller, writer, dies

Death
1933

Dawn French, actress/com‚dienne (Supergrass)

Birth