Historical Events In March - 11
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1926 John Henry Anderson, cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for S Afr), dies on March - 11.
1927 On March - 11 samuel Roxy Rothafel opens famous Roxy Theater (New York NY)
1927 The first golden gloves tournament on this day in history.
1927 The Flatheads Gang was responsible for the first armored-car robbery -- near Pittsburgh, PA. It was reported that $104,250 was taken in the heist on March - 11.
1927 On March - 11 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
1927 Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College) on March - 11.
1928 On March - 11 netherlands &Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam)
1928 Netherlands & Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam) on March - 11.
1928 Albert Salmi, Bkln NY, actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue) on this day in history.
1929 On March - 11 erskine Childers, unofficial/civil servant
1930 On March - 11 babe Ruth signed a two-year contract with the New York Yankees for the sum of $80,000.
1930 President &Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington on this day in history.
1930 Pres & Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington on March - 11.
1931 "The Star-Spangled Banner", written by Francis Scott Key, officially became the national anthem of the United States on March - 11.
1931 On March - 11 province of Quebec extends civil rights to women, but still withholds the right to vote.
1931 Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union on this day in history.
1934 Netherlands beats Belgium 9-3, in soccer on March - 11.
1935 Bank of Canada opens on March - 11.
1935 On March - 11 bank of Canada starts operations under Governor Graham Towers; has mandate to issue currency and regulate money supply; government-owned central bank
1935 On March - 11 hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
1936 On this day in history british Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin pardons five convicted Irish militants who promise to join growing conflict with Germany.
1937 On March - 11 paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
1938 On March - 11 a world record for the indoor mile run was set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Glenn Cunningham made the distance in 4 minutes, 4.4 seconds.
1938 On March - 11 artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria
1938 On this day in history german troops enter Austria
1938 Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country on this day in history.
1941 Bronko Nagurski beats Ray Steele in Minnesota, to become wrestling champion on this day in history.
1941 On March - 11 fDR signs Lend-Lease Bill (lend money to Britain)
1941 On this day in history bronko Nagurski beats Ray Steele in Minn, to become wrestling champ
1941 On March - 11 walford Davies, British organist/composer, dies at 71
1942 On this day in history general MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia
1942 Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra on March - 11.
1942 On March - 11 the first deportation train leaves Paris France for Auschewitz Concentration Camp
1942 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp on this day in history.