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 This day in History - August 11
390 Historic Events for August 11
1920

William Masselos, Niagara Falls NY, pianist/prof (Juilliard 1976)

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1921

Alex Haley, US, writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots)

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1923

Dutch Premier de Geer resigns

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1924

Arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)

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1924

US presidential candidates make 1st film for bio-scoop news

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1924

1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken

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1925

Robert Linn, composer

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1925

Mike Douglas, Chicago Ill, talk show host (Mike Douglas Show)

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1925

Carl Rowan, gun-toting newspaper columnist (Wash Post)

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1926

Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double

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1926

Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist

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1926

Claus Von Bulow, accused of murdering his wife

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1926

Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist

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1926

J R S Fincham, geneticist

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1926

Bernard Ashley, English fashion designer/pres (Laura Ashley)

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1927

Kenneth Eastham, MP

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1927

Raymond Leppard, London England, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch)

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1927

Pentti Vihtori, Finland, writer/poet (Yksin„iset [Solitude])

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1927

Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch MP (VVD)

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1927

James Eaton, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry

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1928

Georges Ronsse becomes world champion cyclists

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1928

Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher

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1928

Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary

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1928

Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils

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1929

Russian-Chinese border fights

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