Historical Events Happened In March - 11
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
1967 The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France on this day in history.
1967 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 on March - 11.
1967 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1968 Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting on this day in history.
1968 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet on this day in history.
1968 On March - 11 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 March - 11.
1970 On this day in history 12th Grammy Awards Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win
1970 Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation on March - 11.
1970 On March - 11 erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80
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 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1972 Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history mount Etna in Sicily erupts
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album on March - 11.
1975 On this day in history portugal military coup under General Spinola fails
1975 On March - 11 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 On this day in history philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
1977 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway on this day in history.
1977 Moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington DC on this day in history.
1978 Bobby Hull of the Winnipeg Jets joined Gordie Howe by getting career goal number 1,000 in a game against the Quebec Nordiques on March - 11.
1978 On this day in history terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
1979 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game on this day in history.
1979 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 on March - 11.
1980 On this day in history rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw
1981 On March - 11 chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
1982 On March - 11 failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
1982 Harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion on March - 11.
1982 On this day in history menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC
1982 On March - 11 edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55
1983 Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
1983 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR) on this day in history.