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.