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 This day in History - November 11
405 Historic Events for November 11
1928

Arthur Cunningham, composer

Birth
1928

WOL-AM in Washington DC begins radio transmissions

Event
1928

WGL-AM in Ft Wayne IN begins radio transmissions

Event
1929

Mieczyslaw Soltys, composer, dies at 66

Death
1929

H M Enzensberger, writer

Birth
1929

Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author (Death of Artemio Cruz)

Birth
1929

LaVern Baker, Chicago, RandB vocalist (I Cried a Tear)

Birth
1929

Hans Magnus Enzensberger, German author (Verh”r von Habana)

Birth
1930

Kenneth Fleetwood, fashion designer

Birth
1930

W W Whysall, cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies

Death
1931

Cornerstones laid for Opera House and Veteran's Building

Event
1931

Fortney H [Pete] Stark, (Rep-D-CA, 1973- )

Birth
1932

Al Levitt, drummer

Birth
1933

"Great Black Blizzard" 1st great dust storm in Great Plains

Event
1934

Bibi Andersson, Sweden, actress (Scenes From a Marriage)

Birth
1934

1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful

Event
1934

WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa splits from WHO-WOC and becomes KICK-AM

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1934

Paula Myers-Pope, US, platform diver, 2 silver, 1 bronze (Oly 1952-60)

Birth
1934

Elzbieta Krzesinska, Poland, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1935

Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD

Event
1936

Edward German, composer, dies at 74

Death
1936

Susan Kohner, LA CA, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story)

Birth
1937

Messerschmidt ME-109V13 flies world record 610.4 kph

Event
1937

Nobel prize for physics awarded to C J Davisson and GP Thomson

Event
1937

Warner Wolf, Wash DC, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV)

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