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 This day in History - November 11
405 Historic Events for November 11
1864

Skirmish at Shoal Creek, AL

Event
1865

Thomas Robertsons "Society," premieres in London

Event
1865

Mary Edward Walker, 1st Army female surgeon, awarded Medal of Honor

Event
1868

1st American amateur track and field meet (NYC)

Event
1868

Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist

Birth
1869

Victor Emmanuel III, king of Italy (1900-46)/Ethiopia

Birth
1870

Nils Kj‘r, Norwegian playwright (Det evige Savn)

Birth
1872

Frederick A Stock, Jlich, Germany, conductor (Theodore Thomas Orch)

Birth
1872

Maude K Adams, US, actress (Baldwin's Theatre)

Birth
1880

Lucretia Mott, US quaker (1st Woman's Rights Convention), dies

Death
1883

Ernest Ansermet, Vevey Switzerland, conductor (Ruilles de Printemps)

Birth
1885

George S Patton, US general (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood and Guts"

Birth
1887

Roland Young, London England

Birth
1888

Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India

Birth
1889

Washington admitted as 42nd state

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1890

D McCree patents portable fire escape

Event
1893

Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian author

Birth
1894

Winifred Kingston, England, silent screen actress (David Garrick)

Birth
1894

Aaron Avshalomov, composer

Birth
1895

Bechuanaland becomes part of Cape Colony

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1895

Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor

Birth
1895

Jacov Gotovac, composer

Birth
1895

Julius Tausch, composer, dies at 68

Death
1896

Jules Vandenpeereboom becomes Belgium's minister of War

Event
1896

Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Sicily, NYC Mafia gangster

Birth