August 11, 1937 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in History

  • Taki Theodoracopoulos, Greek/British journalist/multi-millionaire

Deaths in History

  • Bakr Sidqi, general/dictator of Iraq, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Edith Wharton [-Jones], US Pulitzer prize-winning author (House of Mirth), dies at 75

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton
Pulitzer prize winning novelist
Edith Wharton