August 11th

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The August 11 is the 223rd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 224th in leap years ), thus remain 142 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

117: Emperor Hadrian
1718: Battle of Cape Passero
1904: Herero
1919: Weimar Constitution
1984: Ronald Reagan

economy

science and technology

1901: Erich von Drygalski

Culture

religion

Disasters

1677: Rostock city fire
  • 1677 : A third of the houses in Rostock are destroyed in the Rostock city fire . The fire that raged for 30 hours intensified the economic decline and had particularly detrimental consequences for the city's brewing industry .
  • 1979 : In the Indian state of Gujarat occurred in the city Morvi a fraction of Machhu II - dam after heavy rains. The masses of water flowing out of the dam cost between 2,000 and 2,500 people's lives. Thunderstorms and storms at that time caused around 30,000 deaths in this region.
  • 2006 : The Filipino oil tanker Solar 1 gets into distress in heavy seas and sinks off the island of Guimaras . His leaking load of 2,100 tons of heavy oil caused an oil spill on the shores of the island over a length of 125 kilometers .

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1999: solar eclipse

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1875

1876-1900

20th century

1901-1925

Alex Haley (born 1921)

1926-1950

Steve Wozniak (born 1950)

1951-1975

Frederick Wilford Sturckow (* 1961)

1976-2000

Gemma Hayes (* 1977)

21st century

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

1951-1975

Carlo Mense († 1965)

1976-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Clare of Assisi , virgin, founder of the order and patron saint (Protestant, Anglican, Roman Catholic)

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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