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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1902

Vissarion Yakovlevich Shebalin, composer

Birth
1903

Ernie Nevers, NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals)

Birth
1903

Draga Masin, wife of Serbian king Aleksandar I, murdered at 35

Death
1904

Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer

Birth
1904

Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, jazz pianist/singer (Boogie Woogie Piano)

Birth
1904

Emil Frantisek Burian, composer

Birth
1904

Cub's Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0

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1904

German Lt-Gen Lothar von Trotha lands in Swapokmund, SW-Africa

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1905

Penns Railroad debuts fastest train in world (NY-Chicago in 18 hrs)

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1906

Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop

Birth
1906

Heinrich Hart, German writer (Das Lied der Menschheit), dies at 50

Death
1907

Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)

Birth
1907

Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader

Birth
1907

Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)

Birth
1907

Northants all out for 12 v Gloucestershire

Event
1908

Georg Adler, German statehouse head, dies at 45

Death
1910

Jacques-Yves Cousteau, France, oceanic explorer (Calypso)

Birth
1910

Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (Godfather II, Apocalypse Now)

Birth
1911

UNIA founded by Garvey

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1911

Tigers trailing White Sox 13-1 come back to win 16-15

Event
1911

Russ Hodges, Dayton Tn, sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights)

Birth
1912

William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)

Birth
1912

Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer

Birth
1912

L‚on Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74

Death
1913

Machmud Shevket Pasha, Turks grand vizier, murdered

Death