Thursday August 11, 1904: on this day

About August 11th, 1904, in brief:

  • Historical events: German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
  • Day of the week: August 11th, 1904 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Chris Hemsworth, Hulk Hogan
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Good-Bye, My Lady Love by Henry Burr
  • Popular movie: Asahi katsudô daishashin directed by

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What day of the week was August 11, 1904?

August 11, 1904 was a Thursday and it was the 224th day of the year 1904 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 11, 1904 can also be written as 8/11/1904 in the US and as 11/8/1904 in UK and Europe.

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August 11, 1904: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 11, 1904:

  • German-ltalian general von trotha defeats herero in sw africa
  • Battle of waterberg: lothar von trotha defeats the herero in german south-west africa and drives them into the omaheke desert, start of the herero and namaqua genocide.

August 11, 1904: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 11, 1904: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 11th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 11, 1904: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 11, 1904 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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August 11, 1904: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 11, 1904 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 11, 1904 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 11, 1904 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 3% full, rising at 05:04 am and setting at 07:43 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 27, 1904 while the next full moon would come on Aug 26, 1904.

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Your place in the Universe on August 11, 1904

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Who was born on August 11, 1904?

Famous people born on August 11, 1904:

  • Gid Luzier

    Renowned drummer known for his work with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

  • Yves Du Manoir

    French rugby player and a star in french sports.

  • Jess Stacy


  • Aldo Sestini

    Italy scientist.

Whose famous birthday is on August 11th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 11th:

  • Chris Hemsworth
    Chris Hemsworth

    Chris hemsworth is an australian actor best known for his role as thor in the marvel cinematic universe.

  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan

    Hulk hogan is a retired professional wrestler known for his time in the world wrestling federation (wwf, now wwe) and for being one of the...

  • Viola Davis
    Viola Davis

    Viola davis is an american actress known for her powerful performances in films and television, and for being the first black actress to...

  • Arlene Dahl
    Arlene Dahl

    Arlene dahl is an american actress known for her roles in classic hollywood films suchjson as 'journey to the center of the earth' and...

  • Alyson Stoner
    Alyson Stoner

    American actress, model and singer.

  • Pervez Musharraf
    Pervez Musharraf

    Pakistani politician and general 10th president of pakistan.

  • Alex Haley
    Alex Haley

    American journalist, novelist, and journalist haley is best known for his 1976 pulitzer prize-winning book "roots".

  • Eric Carmen
    Eric Carmen

    American singer-songwriter/guitarist (raspberries).

  • Fernando Arrabal
    Fernando Arrabal

    Spanish screenwriter, screenwriter, director, novelist, poet, and playwright.

  • Anna Gunn
    Anna Gunn

    Tv actress.

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How old is someone born on August 11, 1904?

Someone born on August 11, 1904 is:

119 years 11 months old,

or 1439 months and 10 days old,

or 6258 weeks and 3 days old,

or 43809 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 11, 1904?

There are 21 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday August 11th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 11, 1904?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 11, 1904.

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August 11, 1904: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on August 11th?

Famous deaths on August 11th:

  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams

    After learning improv at l.a.

  • Anne Heche
    Anne Heche

    American actress, heche, who started her career in new york at age 17 as a soap star.

  • Peter Cushing
    Peter Cushing

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Anne Ramsey
    Anne Ramsey

    American actress (d. 1988).

  • Phil Harris
    Phil Harris

    American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904).

  • Tom Drake
    Tom Drake

    Actor, green years, warkill, dies from lung cancer at the age of 63.

  • John Meillon
    John Meillon

    Actor (wild duck crocodile dundee).

  • George Furth
    George Furth

    American playwright and actor (d. 2008).

  • Jackson Pollock

    American painter, exponent of abstract expressionism, and in particular the form known as "action paintings", pollack is an american artist.

  • Andrew Carnegie

    Scottish-american industrialist who in 1899 consolidated his steel industries.

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August 11, 1904: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 11, 1904 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 8th and August 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 11, 1904: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 11, 1904 was Good-Bye, My Lady Love by Henry Burr, according to the music chart for the week August 8th and August 14th.

  1. - Good-Bye, My Lady Love

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Who was the US President on August 11, 1904?

On August 11, 1904 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 11, 1904?

On August 11, 1904 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 11, 1904?

On August 11, 1904 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about August 11th?

August 11th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 11th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 11th, such as:

  • 2018 - Ghazni offensive, war in afghanistan: fighting continues around ghazni.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: isil forces attack an iranian islamic revolutionary guard corps base in vast desert areas of eastern homs governorate. the base was manned by 12-18 fighters. all but one are killed.
  • 2016 - August 2016 thailand bombings. two bombs in plant pots explode, killing at least one person, and injuring ten others in hua hin district in thailand.

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What happened in 1904?

1904 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1
  • 1st athletic letters given
  • National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming, Michigan

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What was the calendar for August 1904?

August 1904 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Thursday August 11, 1904