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Historical Events Happened In March - 11

Friday, 06 May 2016

1967  The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France on this day in history.  

1967  On March - 11 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  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 March - 11.  

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 March - 11.  

1970  On this day in history iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation  

1970  On this day in history erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington DC  

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 this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history 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  On March - 11 chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins  

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 this day in history.  

1983  Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow on March - 11.  

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.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1544  Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia) was born on this day in history.  

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

1549  Henric Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance poet (Hertspiegel) was born on March - 11.  

1596  On March - 11 birth of isaac Elsevier, book publisher  

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

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

1725  Henry Benedict Stuart, pretender to the throne of Great Britain (d. 1807) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Varius A Bassianus, Syrian emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered at 18½ on March - 11.  

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 March - 11.  

1198  Death of Marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France (b. 1145) on March - 11.  

1486  Albrecht III Achilles, elector of Brandenburg, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1514  Death of Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444) on March - 11.  

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

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

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