Historical Events for 11th December 2018

1620 – Myles Standish and a group of 18 settlers are attacked by 30 Native Americans, which became known as the “First Encounter”
1882 – Victorien Sardous “Fedora” with Sarah Bernhardt, premieres in Paris
1906 – US President Theodore Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo
1916 – David Lloyd George forms British war government
1950 – Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres
1970 – Start of the 1st Test match at the WACA, v England
1975 – US 1st class postage rises from 10 cents to 13 cents
1983 – Jan Stephens and Fred Couples wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1997 – Federal judge orders Microsoft not to bundle IE4 in Windows
2008 – Bernard Madoff arrested and charged with securities fraud in $50 billion Ponzi scheme

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