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 This day in History - August 11
390 Historic Events for August 11
1972

Curtis Ceaser, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)

Birth
1972

Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73

Death
1972

"Cheech and Chong Day" in San Antonio Texas

Event
1973

Peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46

Death
1973

Thomas Haskins, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1973

Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)

Birth
1974

Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer, dies at 86

Death
1974

Coup in East-Timor under UDT

Event
1974

56th PGA Championship: Lee Trevino shoots a 276 at Tanglewood NC

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1974

Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies

Death
1974

Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)

Event
1975

US vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN

Event
1975

Chris Kelly, [Mack Daddy], Teaneck NJ, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)

Birth
1975

Anthony C McAuliffe, US gen/commandant 101st div (Nuts!), dies at 77

Death
1975

Expos' Jose Mangual struck out 5 times in a game

Event
1975

Howard Wendell, actor (Black Dakotas), dies at 81

Death
1975

Natasha Bell, Miss Michigan USA (1996)

Birth
1976

Will Friedle, Hartford Ct, actor (Eric-Boy Meets World, Gift of Love)

Birth
1976

Lubomir Visnovsky, Topolcany CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)

Birth
1976

Race riot in Cape Town, South Africa; 17 die

Event
1976

Keith Moon, drummer for Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami

Event
1977

Geoff Boycott scores his 100th FC hundred, v Aust at Headingley

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1978

Legionnaire's disease bacteria isolated in Atlanta

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1978

Funeral of Pope Paul VI

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1979

Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year

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