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 This day in History - July 11
362 Historic Events for July 11
1892

US Patent Office says J W Swan, rather than Thomas Edison, invented the electric light carbon for the incandescent lamp

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1892

Thomas Mitchell, NJ, academy award winning actor (Outlaw, Adventures)

Birth
1893

Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)

Birth
1894

Walter Wanger, [Feuchtwanger], US producer (Stagecoach)

Birth
1895

Auguste and Louis LumiŠre show film for scientists

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1896

Hendrik G Kleyn, church historian (Facts of Verzinsels?), dies at 36

Death
1896

Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian (Olympia), dies at 81

Death
1897

Blind Lemon Jefferson, rocker

Birth
1897

Solomon Andree leaves Spitsbergen by balloon towards North Pole

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1898

Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], Dutch writer/Radio Orange

Birth
1898

Charles Chanoine, French lt/mass murderer in Senegal, dies

Death
1898

Hendrik J Pos, Dutch philosopher/CEO (Committee of Watchfulness)

Birth
1899

E B White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style)

Birth
1900

Boer general De la Rey captures Scots Greys and Lincolns

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1902

Samuel Abraham Goldsmith, Dutch/US phycist

Birth
1902

Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58)

Birth
1902

British premier Lord Salisbury resigns

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1905

Black intellectuals and activists organize Niagara movement

Event
1905

Niagara Movement founded by WEB Dubois

Event
1906

Harry Von Zell, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Burns and Allen)

Birth
1906

Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)

Birth
1909

Simon Newcomb, celestial mechanics authority (Stars), dies at 74

Death
1910

Irene Hervey, LA Calif, actress (Aunt Meg-Honey West)

Birth
1910

John Francis Boyd, journalist

Birth
1913

Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, US, sci-fi author (Space Lords)

Birth