Historical Events In October - 11
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1978 Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC on October - 11.
1980 Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days on October - 11.
1980 Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space on this day in history.
1981 On October - 11 leRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)
1981 Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum on this day in history.
1982 After 437 years, the remains of Henry VIII ship the 'Mary Rose' are raised from the seabed on this day in history.
1982 English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England on this day in history.
1983 Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial on October - 11.
1984 Kathryn D. Sullivan of the US is the first female astronaut to walk in spaceoct12 on October - 11.
1984 NASA launches space vehicle S-208 on this day in history.
1984 VP candidate debate-Geraldine Ferraro (D) & George Bush (R) on October - 11.
1984 Khanderao M Rangnekar, cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies on October - 11.
1985 On October - 11 atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1985 Pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands on October - 11.
1985 On October - 11 tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer
1986 Reagan & Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Reykjavik, Iceland on this day in history.
1986 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), dies at 51 on October - 11.
1987 200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington on this day in history.
1988 On October - 11 bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
1989 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1990 Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum on October - 11.
1990 On this day in history octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature
1990 On October - 11 oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
1990 On this day in history douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
1991 Anita Hill testifies Clarence Thomas sexually harrassed her on October - 11.
1992 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
1996 On this day in history arthur Walter Lucas, picture restorer, dies at 80
2006 On this day in history new York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle is killed, along with his flight instructor, when his plane crashes into a building in New York City's Upper East Side
2007 On October - 11 a small private plane crashes into a house in the Fontibon neighborhood near the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing 5 on board and 2 in the house.
2012 On October - 11 a further 83 people are killed throughout Syria by the Syrian army
2013 On October - 11 10 people are killed and a hospital fire in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
2017 TripAdvisor customer poll names The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, world's best restaurant on October - 11.
2018 World's new longest flight flies from Singapore to Newark Airport, New Jersey takes 17 hours 52 mins on October - 11.