Today in History

Listings for Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus
  • Perseid meteor shower, radiant in Cassiopeia
  • 1877 Asaph Hall discovers Mars' moon Deimos
  • 1929 Babe Ruth hits his 500th homer
  • 1933 Temp. hits 58øC (136øF) at San Luis Potos¡, Mex. (world record)

That's all for today.



Today In History