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A total solar eclipse occurred on 11 August 1999 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_August_11,_1999

The solar eclipse of 11 August 1124 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58287359/the-solar-eclipse-of-11-august-1124/



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The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar began on August 11, 3114 BCE in the Gregorian calendar.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesoamerican_Long_Count_calendar

The first ascent of the Eiger was made on August 11, 1858.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiger



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Vostok 3 was launched on August 11, 1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vostok_3

The Olympus-1 satellite was hit by a meteoroid on 11 August 1993 and was put out of commission
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympus-1

Progress M-50 was launched by a Soyuz-U carrier rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on 11 August 2004.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progress_M-50

The Hypersonic Test Vehicle 2b was launched on August 11, 2011
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373988/hypersonic-test-vehicle/

The PakSat-1R satellite successfully launched from the Xichang space centre at 16:15 GMT 11th August 2011.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t21281362/paksat-1/

In 1835, Sir George Biddell Airy (1801-1892) began his 46 year reign as England's Astronomer Royal.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Biddell_Airy



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Frederick Wilford Sturckow (born August 11, 1961) is an Engineer, US Marine Corps officer and a NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_W._Sturckow

Frederick Drew (11 August 1836 - 28 October 1891), was an English geologist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Drew

Pierre-Louis Lions (born August 11, 1956 in Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes) is a French mathematician. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre-Louis_Lions

Stephen Butterworth (1885 - 1958) was a British physicist who invented the Butterworth filter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Butterworth

Nils Mustelin (11 August 1931 - 28 April 2004) was a Finnish professor of physics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nils_Mustelin

Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs (11 August 1912 - 9 March 1954) was a German astronomer. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Ahnert-Rohlfs



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The first recorded American use of "SOS" was in August of 1909.
http://www.stormy.ca/perc/sos.html



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NGC 6769 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 11th August 1836. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58287685/ngc-6769/

NGC 6832 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 11th August 1831. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58287701/ngc-6832/



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Extrasolar planet HD 147018 b was discovered on August 11, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_147018_b

The discovery of WASP-17b was announced on 11 August 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WASP-17b

The Meteor of August 11, 1878
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58287256/the-meteor-of-august-11-1878/



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Meteorites

The Bethlehem (H) meteorite fell in New York, USA, on the 11th August 1859.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373367/bethlehem-meteorite/

The Shytal (L6) meteorite fell in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on the 11th August 1863.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373373/shytal-meteorite/

The Higashi-koen (H6) meteorite fell in Kyushu, Japan, on the 11th August 1897.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373385/higashi-koen-meteorite/

The Breitscheid (H5) meteorite fell in Hessen, Germany, on the 11th August 1956.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373394/breitscheid-meteorite/

The Acapulco (Acapulcoite) meteorite fell in Guerrero, Mexico, on the 11th August 1976.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44373402/acapulco-meteorite/

The Red Canyon Lake meteorite fell in Tuolumne Co., California, USA on the 11th August 2007
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58287213/red-canyon-lake-meteorite/



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