Historical Events Happened In March - 11
Sunday, 04 October 2015
1967 On this day in history 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 March - 11.
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 On this day in history otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"
1969 John Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65 on March - 11.
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 March - 11.
1970 On March - 11 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 this day in history.
1972 On this day in history fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65
1974 On this day in history mount Etna in Sicily erupts
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album on this day in history.
1975 Portugal military coup under General Spinola fails on this day in history.
1975 On March - 11 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1977 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway on March - 11.
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 March - 11 terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
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 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 this day in history.
1983 Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow on this day in history.
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 March - 11.