Historical Events In March - 11
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1997 On this day in history san Francisco Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch
2005 On this day in history in the UK, the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Act 205 was finally given Royal Assent after one of the longest ever sittings by the House of Lords.
2005 Three people, including a judge, are murdered in the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia; the main suspect, Brian Nichols, surrenders to police the next day.2006 Michelle Bachelet is sworn in as the first female President of Chile on this day in history.
2006 Slobodan Miloševic is found dead in his cell in the UN war crimes tribunal's detention centre, located in the Scheveningen section of The Hague on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history michelle Bachelet is sworn in as the first female President of Chile.
2009 Winnenden school shooting - 17 people are killed at a school in Germany on March - 11.
2011 A 9.1-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the east of Japan, killing 15,840 and leaving another 3,926 missing. Tsunami warnings are issued in 50 countries and territories. Emergencies are declared at four nuclear power plants affected by the quake on this day in history.
2011 An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale on this day in history.
2011 On March - 11 tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan killing 15,897 people
2012 US soldier kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan on this day in history.
2013 European Union bans the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history refugees from Syria pour into the Kingdom of Jordan
2017 At least 65 killed in landslide at rubbish dump near Addis Ababa, Ethopia on March - 11.
2018 China's National People's Congress approves removal of term limits for a leader, will allow Xi Jinping presidency for life on March - 11.
2018 On this day in history superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide
2018 Greek football Super League suspended after PAOK Salonika's president Ivan Savvidis invades pitch with a gun after goal disallowed on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history china's government approves a constitutional change that removes term limits for its leaders, granting Xi Jinping the status of "President for Life". Xi is also the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (paramount leader).
2019 On March - 11 israeli President Reuven Rivlin, refutes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 's statement “Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people – and only it.”