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 This day in History - December 11
351 Historic Events for December 11
1899

Andrew "Andy" Wauchope, British general-major, dies in battle

Death
1899

Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst

Birth
1899

Lord Winchester, British marquis/major, dies in battle

Death
1899

Battle of Magers' fountain - Boer leader Cronj‚ vs Gen Methuen

Event
1901

Marconi sends 1st transatlantic radio signal, Cornwall to Nfld

Event
1902

Matthias Hohner, German manufacturer (harmonica), dies at 68

Death
1903

British forces under MacDonald and Young march into Tibet

Event
1903

Patrick McShane, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies

Death
1904

Joe Coral, bookmaker

Birth
1905

120ø F (49ø C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)

Event
1905

British govt of Campbell-Bannerman forms

Event
1905

Eugen Fink, German philosopher

Birth
1905

Gilbert Roland, [Luis Alonso], Juarez Mex, actor (Juarez, Barbarosa)

Birth
1905

Koos van de Griend, composer

Birth
1906

US president Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo

Event
1906

Birago Diop, Senegalees writer/ambassador (Leurres et Lueurs)

Birth
1907

Norbert Rosseau, composer

Birth
1908

Frederick Delius' "In a Summer Garden," premieres

Event
1908

Elliott Cook Carter Jr, NYC, composer (Tom and Lily)

Birth
1909

Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000

Event
1909

Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Event
1910

Robert Grieve, civil servant

Birth
1911

Thomas Ball, US sculptor/painter/singer, dies at 92

Death
1911

Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer (Nobel 1988)

Birth
1911

Vincent Henry Kemp, poet

Birth