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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1923

1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg and Kurt Schwitters)

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1924

Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer (Dean Martin Summer Show)

Birth
1924

Slim Harpo, musician

Birth
1925

Franc B Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State

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1926

Lev Stepanovich Demin, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 15)

Birth
1926

Phil Sidey, broadcaster

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1926

Alexander Gibson, conductor

Birth
1926

Grant Tinker, broadcasting executive (NBC-TV)

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1926

Elisabeth M J "Elly" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Miser)

Birth
1927

Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair, saxophonist

Birth
1927

Royale Theater (Golden, CBS Radio Playhouse) opens at 242 W 45th NYC

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1927

John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)

Birth
1928

Thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87

Death
1928

Mitchell Ryan, Cincinnati Oh, actor (Chase, Executive Suite)

Birth
1928

David L Wolper, producer (Devil's Brigade)

Birth
1929

Julio Antonio Mella, Cuban revolutionary, murdered at about 28

Death
1929

Nicoletta Orsomando

Birth
1929

Wanda Wilkomirska, Warsaw, Poland, violinist

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1929

Rod Taylor, Sydney Australia, actor (Bearcats, Time Machine)

Birth
1931

Ed Hall, Roxbury Mass, actor (Dr Bicker-Medical Center)

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1931

Oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76

Death
1933

Goldie Hill, Karnes County Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)

Birth
1934

Jean Chr‚tien, Canada PM (Lib, 1993- )

Birth
1935

Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course)

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1935

Chuck Barksdale, US singer (Dells-I Can Sing a Rainbow)

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