Historical Events For March - 11
Thursday, 29 June 2017
1967 On March - 11 the World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France.
1967 On March - 11 u.S. 1st Infantry Division troops engage in one of the heaviest battles of Operation Junction City. The fierce fighting resulted in 210 reported North Vietnamese casualties.
1967 On this day in history geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
1968 On March - 11 anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
1968 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet on March - 11.
1968 On this day in history otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"
1969 John Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1970 12th Grammy Awards Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation
1970 Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80 on March - 11.
1970 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win on March - 11.
1971 On March - 11 philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies
1971 On this day in history philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
1972 On this day in history fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65
1974 On March - 11 mount Etna in Sicily erupts
1974 On March - 11 rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album
1975 On March - 11 portugal military coup under General Spinola fails
1975 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on March - 11.
1975 On this day in history philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
1977 On this day in history 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway
1977 On this day in history moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington DC
1978 On this day in history bobby Hull of the Winnipeg Jets joined Gordie Howe by getting career goal number 1,000 in a game against the Quebec Nordiques.
1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed on March - 11.
1979 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game on March - 11.
1979 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 on March - 11.
1980 Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw on March - 11.
1981 On this day in history chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
1982 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname on this day in history.
1982 On March - 11 harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion
1982 On March - 11 menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC
1982 Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55 on March - 11.
1983 On March - 11 donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow
1983 World Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on this day in history.
1983 On March - 11 world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR)