World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - August 11
390 Historic Events for August 11
1929

Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)

Event
1929

Persia and Iraq sign friendship treaty

Event
1929

Cora de Man-Canne Meyer, mezzo-soprano (Figaro, Carmen)

Birth
1929

Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)

Birth
1930

Michael Quinlan, civil servant

Birth
1930

William A O'Neal, (Gov-D-Ct)

Birth
1930

Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer

Birth
1932

Fernando Arrabal, Spanish song/romance writer (Baal Babilonia)

Birth
1932

Angela Rumbold, MP

Birth
1932

Wilson "Papa" Godett, Cura‡aos worker's union leader/boxer

Birth
1932

Sam McCluskie, trade unionist

Birth
1932

Geoffrey Cass, CEO (Cambridge U Press)

Birth
1932

Lord Varley

Birth
1933

Julian Oswald, British Admiral of the Fleet

Birth
1933

Justin Connolly, composer

Birth
1933

Tam…s Vasary, pianist/conductor

Birth
1933

Jerry Falwell, US, TV evangelist (Moral Majority)

Birth
1933

Temp reaches 136øF (57.8øC) at San Luis Potos¡, Mex (world record)

Event
1934

Bob Hepple, master (Clare College Cambridge)

Birth
1934

1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay

Event
1935

William Watson, British poet (Purple East), dies

Death
1935

Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews

Event
1936

D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)

Birth
1936

Chaing Kai-shek's troops conquers Kanton

Event
1936

J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath and Wells)

Birth