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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
1874

Charles Sumner, a white civil rights leader, dies at 63

Death
1876

David Wijnkoop, Dutch revolutionary socialist

Birth
1876

Carl Ruggles, Marion Mass, composer (Evocations)

Birth
1879

Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer

Birth
1879

Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph tests)

Birth
1882

Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association organized in Princeton NJ

Event
1884

Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer/actor (Beautiful Juliet)

Birth
1885

Malcolm Campbell, 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/min (8 km/min)

Birth
1888

Great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US

Event
1890

Vannevar Bush, developed 1st electronic analogue computer

Birth
1892

Raoul Walsh, NYC, director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry)

Birth
1892

1st public basketball game (Springfield, Mass)

Event
1892

Wladyslaw Anders, Polish general (WW I, WW II)

Birth
1894

John Selby, cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies

Death
1895

Spanish cruiser Reina Regenta sinks at Gibraltar, 400 killed

Event
1897

Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist, dies at 45

Death
1897

Henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park Calif, composer (New Musical Resources)

Birth
1897

Berthold Tours, composer, dies at 58

Death
1898

Dorothy Gish, Massillon OH, film actress (Orphans of the Storm)

Birth
1899

Frederick IX, [Christian FFMKWG], King of Denmark (1947-72)

Birth
1900

Edmund Peate, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies

Death
1901

Cincinnati Enquirer reports Balt mgr John McGraw signed Cherokee Indian Tokohoma, who is really black 2nd baseman Charlie Grant

Event
1902

Josef Martin Bauer, writer

Birth
1903

Dorothy Schiff, publisher (NY Post)

Birth
1903

George Dickinson, cricketer (bowled for NZ in their 1st 3 Tests)

Birth