August 11

Events:
1772
– The first historical eruption of the Papandayan volcano in Indonesia. It causes an avalanche that destroys 40 villages and kills nearly 3000 persons.

1780 – Barbados hurricane also known as the Great Hurricane of 1780 begins.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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