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August 11th is the 223rd day of the year (224th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about August 11th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 11th
1892 Wladyslaw Anders (Polish military leader)
1933 Reverend Jerry Falwell (evangalist)
1943 Pervez Musharraf (President of Pakistan 2001-2008)
1944 Ian McDiarmid (actor)
1944 Frederick W. Smith (businessman - founded Fedex)
1946 Marilyn vos Savant (columnist, author, playwright)
1950 Steve Wozniak (co-founder of Apple)
1953 Hulk Hogan (wrestler, actor)
1958 Jah Wobble (bass player)
1966 Nigel Martyn (soccer player)
1968 Anna Gunn (actress)
1981 Sandi Thom (singer/songwriter, guitarist)
1983 Chris Hemsworth (actor)
August 11th in History
1711 First race meeting held at Ascot.
1929 Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career.
1934 US Federal prison opened at Alcatraz Island.
1960 Chad becomes independent from France.
1972 Last US ground unit leaves Vietnam.
1984 President Reagan jokes "We begin bombing in five minutes".
2009 NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan.
August 11th is also
Heroes Day (Zimbabwe)
People born on August 11th are Leo
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