Today in History for 11th August 1954

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Historical Events

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- BC Lions plays its 1st CF game, they lose to Montreal Alouettes, 22-0
- Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ yrs of fighting in Indochina between French & Communist Vietminh

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

- Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come)
- Juan Maria Solare, Argentine composer
- Lina Polito, Naples Italy, actress (Love & Anarchy)
- M V Narasimha Rao, cricketer (Indian leg-spin all-rounder 1978-79)
- Yashpal Sharma, cricketer (Indian right-handed batsman early 80')

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Santo Trafficante, Sr., Sicilian-born American mobster (b. 1886)

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