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Historical Events Happened In March - 11

Monday, 08 February 2016

1967  The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France on March - 11.  

1967  On this day in history 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  On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet  

1968  Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay" on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation  

1970  On March - 11 erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80  

1970  On this day in history 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win  

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

1971  Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 on March - 11.  

1972  On March - 11 fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65  

1974  Mount Etna in Sicily erupts on this day in history.  

1974  On March - 11 rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album  

1975  On this day in history 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  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 March - 11 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 this day in history.  

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 March - 11.  

1982  Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname on March - 11.  

1982  Harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion on March - 11.  

1982  Menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC on this day in history.  

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 March - 11.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1544  On this day in history birth of torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)  

1549  On this day in history birth of hendrik L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer  

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  On this day in history birth of heinrich Georg Neuss, composer  

1683  On March - 11 birth of giovanni Veneziano, composer  

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

1731  On this day in history birth of robert Treat Paine, judge, signer (Declaration of Independence)  

Famous Deaths In March - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0222  On March - 11 death of varius A Bassianus, Syrian emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered at 18½  

0638  On March - 11 sophronius of Jerusalem, saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies  

0859  On March - 11 death of eulogius of Cordoba, Spanish Bishop and Christian Martyr  

1198  On this day in history death of marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France (b. 1145)  

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 this day in history.  

1602  On this day in history death of emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer  

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