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Historical Events Happened In March - 11

Thursday, 26 May 2016

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 this day in history.  

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 March - 11.  

1968  Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet on March - 11.  

1968  On March - 11 otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"  

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 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  On March - 11 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win  

1971  Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

1971  On March - 11 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  Mount Etna in Sicily erupts on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history 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  Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59 on March - 11.  

1977  34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway on March - 11.  

1977  Moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington DC on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1979  On March - 11 victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88  

1980  Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw on this day in history.  

1981  Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins on March - 11.  

1982  On this day in history failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname  

1982  On this day in history harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion  

1982  On this day in history menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC  

1982  On this day in history edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55  

1983  On this day in history donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow  

1983  On March - 11 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1544  On March - 11 birth of torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)  

1549  Hendrik L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer was born on this day in history.  

1549  Henric Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance poet (Hertspiegel) was born on this day in history.  

1596  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher was born on March - 11.  

1654  Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer was born on March - 11.  

1683  On this day in history birth of giovanni Veneziano, composer  

1725  On March - 11 birth of henry Benedict Stuart, pretender to the throne of Great Britain (d. 1807)  

1731  Robert Treat Paine, judge, signer (Declaration of Independence) was born on March - 11.  

Famous Deaths In March - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0222  On this day in history death of varius A Bassianus, Syrian emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered at 18½  

0638  Sophronius of Jerusalem, saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  

0859  Death of Eulogius of Cordoba, Spanish Bishop and Christian Martyr on this day in history.  

1198  Death of Marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France (b. 1145) on this day in history.  

1486  On this day in history albrecht III Achilles, elector of Brandenburg, dies at 71  

1514  Death of Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444) on this day in history.  

1575  Death of Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (b. 1520) on March - 11.  

1602  Death of Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer on this day in history.  

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