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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Today is Saturday, August 11, the 223rd day of 2018. There are 142 days left in the year.

1780 — Barbados hurricane begins 1835 — George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal

1877 — Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos

1888 — California Theater closed

1914 — Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland

1918 — Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans

1919 — Green Bay Packers football club founded

1926 — Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double

1929 — Babe Ruth becomes first to hit 500 homers

1945 — Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito


Today is Saturday, August 11, the 223rd day of 2018. There are 142 days left in the year.

1780 — Barbados hurricane begins 1835 — George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal

1877 — Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos

1888 — California Theater closed

1914 — Jews are expelled from Mitchenick Poland

1918 — Battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans

1919 — Green Bay Packers football club founded

1926 — Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double

1929 — Babe Ruth becomes first to hit 500 homers

1945 — Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito


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