November 11: WWI armistice, Inzi century before lunch

On This Day

1918

The armistice signed on “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” marked victory for the Allies and the collapse of Germany – the end of WWI.

2002

An Inzaman-ul-Haq century before lunch against Zimbabwe [insert quippy line about Inzaman being hungry]. At the Harare Sports Club, Inzi plundered 112 from 107 balls with 20 typical stand-and-deliver fours.

1675

German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function. The

2018

Alyssa Healy hit a World T20 record, scoring 50 off 21 balls in Australia’s comfortable win over Ireland, in Providence, Guyana. She top scored in four of Australia’s six wins in the tournament, ended as top scorer and won player of the tournament.

1891

George Giffentook – ‘the Australian WG Grace’ – became the first and only man to score a first-class double century and take 16 wickets in the same game for South Australia against Victoria.