Historical Events In March - 11
Monday, 23 April 2018
1967 On March - 11 the World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France.
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 March - 11 anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
1968 On March - 11 dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet
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 Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation on March - 11.
1970 Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1970 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win on March - 11.
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 this day in history fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65
1974 On March - 11 mount Etna in Sicily erupts
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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minute NHL hockey game
1979 Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 on March - 11.
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 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname on March - 11.
1982 On March - 11 harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-NJ) resigned rather than face expulsion
1982 Menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC on March - 11.
1982 On this day in history edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55
1983 On March - 11 donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow
1983 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
1983 On March - 11 world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR)