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 This day in History - December 11
351 Historic Events for December 11
1930

Bank of the United States opens in NYC

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1930

Friedrich von Bernhardi, German war theorist/historian, dies at 81

Death
1930

Jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor/director (Man and a Woman, Z)

Birth
1931

Japan leaves the Golden Standard

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1931

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich

Birth
1931

Richard Devon, Glendale CA, actor (Battle of Blood Island)

Birth
1931

Rita Moreno, [Rosa Dolores Alverio], Humacao PR, (West Side Story)

Birth
1931

Brit Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, NZ, South Africa, Ireland, Newfndlnd

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1932

SF's coldest day (27øF) - it snows

Event
1932

Ald r Kov csi, Hungary, pentathelete (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1932

Wynn Irwin, NYC, actor (Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time)

Birth
1932

Anne Heywood, [Violet Pretty], Engl, Miss GB (1949)/actress (Brain)

Birth
1933

Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)

Birth
1933

Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87

Death
1934

Salim Durani, cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's)

Birth
1934

Ron Carey, Newark NJ, actor (Barney Miller, Montefuscos, High Anxiety)

Birth
1934

Ford C Frick becomes president of baseball's National League

Event
1934

NL votes to permit night baseball (up to 7 games per home team)

Event
1934

1st Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher unsuccessful vs Rangers

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1934

1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland

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1935

Femke Boersma, Dutch actress (Verjaring, Pastorale 1943)

Birth
1936

Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)

Birth
1936

King Edward VIII marries Mrs Wallis Simpson; abdicates throne Duke of York becomes King George VI

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1937

25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7

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1937

Italy withdraws from League of Nations

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