Historical Events Happened In March - 11
Monday, 20 October 2014
1967 The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France on March - 11.
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 this day in history.
1967 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
1968 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet on March - 11.
1968 Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history john Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65
1970 12th Grammy Awards Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win on this day in history.
1970 On March - 11 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 Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies on March - 11.
1971 On this day in history philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
1972 Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65 on March - 11.
1974 On March - 11 mount Etna in Sicily erupts
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album on this day in history.
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 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59 on March - 11.
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 this day in history.
1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1980 Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw on March - 11.
1981 On March - 11 chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
1982 On this day in history failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
1982 On March - 11 harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion
1982 Menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC on March - 11.
1982 Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55 on March - 11.
1983 On this day in history donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow
1983 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
1983 On March - 11 world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR)