Historical Events In March - 11
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1983 On March - 11 world Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Rosalynn Sumners (USA)
1983 World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Scott Hamilton (USA) on March - 11.
1984 In the Magdalen Islands seal hunter damage helicopter chartered by International Fund for Animal Welfare protesters on March - 11.
1984 Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher/poet, dies in Rytutakuji monastery at 76 on March - 11.
1985 On this day in history mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader
1986 187.27 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange on March - 11.
1986 On this day in history japanese probe Sakigake flies by Halley's Comet at 6.8 millionkm
1986 On March - 11 popsicle announced its plan to end the traditional twin-stick frozen treat for a flatter, one-stick model.
1987 On this day in history actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74.
1987 On March - 11 wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point
1987 [Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74 on March - 11.
1988 On March - 11 the £1 note ceases to be legal tender, replaced by £1 coin (a big run on belts to kep one's pants up)
1988 Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire on March - 11.
1988 Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74 on March - 11.
1989 On March - 11 johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57
1990 16th People's Choice Awards on March - 11.
1990 On March - 11 lithuania declares it's Independence
1990 On this day in history lithuania declares its independence from the USSR
1991 Janet Jackson signs $40M three album deal with Virgin records on March - 11.
1991 John Smith, amateur wrestler, wins James E Sullivan Award on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's streak of 186 weeks ranked as #1
1992 On this day in history environment Canada starts issuing weekly ozone warnings
1992 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history dino Bravo, wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44
1994 Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile on March - 11.
1994 On this day in history jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69
1995 President Nazarbajev disbands Kazakhstan parliament on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US
1995 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69 on March - 11.
1996 On March - 11 america Online agreed to use Netscape as the primary Web browser offered to its subscribers in a deal signed this day
1996 On March - 11 chris Harris scores 130 in losing New Zealand side vs Australia, World Cup
1996 On this day in history mark Waugh scores 110 vs New Zealand for his third century of the World Cup
1997 On March - 11 ashes of Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry are launched into space
1997 On March - 11 beatle Paul McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II