Daily Archives: July 11, 2014

The Beatles record open-end interview to promote ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ 50 years ago this morning (July 11 1964)

(Saturday, July 11, 1964, morning BST)Back in London from last night’s northern premiere of A Hard Day’s Night, three of the four Beatles (John Lennon was absent) recorded an open-end interview this morning to be sent to radio stations in the U.S. to promote local showings of the band’s first feature film.

Vice President Burr mortally wounds former Treasury Secretary Hamilton during pistol duel 210 years this hour (July 11 1804)

Video: 'The Duel at Dawn, 1804 (Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr)'

(Wednesday, July 11, 1804, shortly after 7 a.m. local time) — U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel this morning in Weehawken, New Jersey. Hamilton was carried to the home of William Bayard on the Manhattan shore, where he died at 2:00 p.m. the next day.