Historical Events Happened In March - 11
Sunday, 21 December 2014
1967 The World Cup skiing title was earned by Jean-Claude Killy of France on March - 11.
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 On March - 11 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 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1970 On March - 11 12th Grammy Awards Aquarius, Crosby Stills &Nash, Peggy Lee win
1970 Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation on this day in history.
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 March - 11.
1971 Philo T. Farnsworth, television pioneer, dies on March - 11.
1971 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 on March - 11.
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 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 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59 on March - 11.
1977 On March - 11 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway
1977 On March - 11 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 March - 11.
1978 On this day in history 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 March - 11.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1982 Menachem Begin &Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC on this day in history.
1982 On March - 11 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 World Ice Dance Championship in Helsinki Finland won by Jayne Torvill &Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on March - 11.
1983 On this day in history world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Elena Valova &Oleg Vasiliev (USSR)