Historical Events Happened In March - 11
Friday, 22 May 2015
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 March - 11.
1967 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85 on March - 11.
1968 Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting on March - 11.
1968 On March - 11 dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet
1968 Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" on March - 11.
1969 On this day in history john Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65
1970 On this day in history 12th Grammy Awards Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win
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 this day in history.
1971 Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies on this day in history.
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 Mount Etna in Sicily erupts on March - 11.
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album on March - 11.
1975 Portugal military coup under General Spinola fails on March - 11.
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 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway on this day in history.
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 On this day in history terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
1979 On this day in history randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game
1979 On March - 11 victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
1980 On this day in history rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs Pakistan cricket draw
1981 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins on this day in history.
1982 On March - 11 failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
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 Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow on this day in history.
1983 World Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on this day in history.
1983 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR) on March - 11.