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 This day in History - November 11
405 Historic Events for November 11
1937

Buddy Jimmy Lee Land Ace, singer

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1938

Kristallnacht; Jews forced to wear Star of David

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1938

German and Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi

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1938

Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)

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1938

Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic-silver-1964)

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1938

John Reilly, Chicago, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons)

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1939

Claudia Boyarskikh, USSR, 5K/10K cross country (Olympic-gold-1964)

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1939

Denise Alexander, actress (Mary McKinnon-Another World)

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1939

Kate Smith 1st sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"

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1940

1,000s Paris students lay reath at Grave of Unknown Soldier

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1940

Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )

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1940

Blizzard strikes midwestern US killing over 100

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1940

Willys unveiled its General Purpose vehicle ("Jeep")

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1940

British air attack destroys half of Italian fleet

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1941

Czech premier general Eli sj arrested by nazis

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1942

Transport nr 45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany

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1942

Hector Abbas, actor/director (Rosa Lynd Company), dies at 58

Death
1942

Anton H Blaauw, botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60

Death
1942

Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)

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1942

Lt-general Kumakashi Harada becomes Japanese commander on Java

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1942

Jews in Free Zone of France ordered to wear yellow star of David

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1942

During WW II Germany completes their occupation of France

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1942

745 French Jews deported to Auschwitz

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1942

-12] last German offensive in Stalingrad

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1943

Jan Adamski, Poland, International Chess Master (1976)

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