December 11 in History – What happened on 11 December in Past

11 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 11, the day number in a year is 345 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 346. December 11 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 11 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
220Emperor Xian abdicated the throne and the Han Dynasty broke apart, beginning the Three Kingdoms period.
630Muslims led by Muhammad conquered Mecca from the Quraysh.
1618A peace agreement was signed between Russia and Poland.
1666Legendary painter Frenz Helz of Holland died at the age of 82.
1710France defeated Hobsburgers.
1719The first demonstration of the Aurora Borealis began in the North American Colonies (New England).
1789The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the oldest public universities in the United States and the only one to award degrees in the 18th century, received its charter.
1789The University of North Carolina, the oldest public university in the United States, founded.
1790Russo-Turkish War 1787–92): 26,000 Turkish soldiers lost their lives during the storm of Alexander Savorov of Izamel.
1816Indiana became the 19th state of the United States.
1845First Anglo Sikh War started.
1845First Anglo-Sikh War: The Sikh army crossed the Sutlej River in Punjab.
1858Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and Yadunath Bose became the first Bachelor of Arts subjects from the University of Calcutta.
1886The London-based football club Arsenal, then known as DialSquare, played their first match on the Isle of Dogs.
1905In support of the December Uprising in Moscow, the Council of workers' Deputies of Kyiv stage a mass uprising, establishing the theShuliavka Republic in the city.
1907The New Zealand parliament was completely destroyed by the fire.
1912Roland Garces of France set a new record of height of 18,670 feet over Tunis.
1920Irish War of Independence-Following an Irish Republican Army Ambush of a British Auxiliary patrol in Cork, British forces burned and looted numerous buildings in the city.
1922Bollywood actor and known as Tragedy King, Dilip Kumar was born in Peshawar, Pakistan.
1935The current President of the country Pranab Mukherjee was born in Birbhum in West Bengal.
1936The Olympic Games to be held in Berlin in 1936 faced protests from the American Jewish Congress since Nazi Germany was not providing Jewish athletes equality as compared to other athletes.
1944The city of Toronto is affected with the direst snowfall reported till date with 20 inches of snow falling on a single day and 21 people dying as a result.
1944The Eighth Army of the British marched on Lamon, Italy.
1946Rajendra Prasad was appointed the Speaker of the Constituent Assembly.
1962Convicted murderers Ronald Turpin and Arthur Lucas were thelast two persons to be executed in Canada.
1964The UNICEF was established. This organization is active in more than 150 countries. Its center is in New York.
1967A magnitude 6.5 earthquake in western India killed 170 people.
1972Apollo 17 the last Apollo moon mission,landed on the Moon.
1972Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, landed on the Moon.
1981Salvadoran Civil War-About 900 civilians were killed by theSalvadoran armed forces in an anti-guerrilla campaign.
1986Scientists have discovered the reason behind the large number of deaths of birds that occurred during the previous September in Spain. It was found that pesticides poisoned 5,000-10,000 birds in the rice-growing region of Spain.
1994The Russian army launched an invasion of Chechnia, the southwestern republic of Russia.
1997Measures to control the greenhouse gas emissions were discussed and agreed upon by 50 countries at a conference held in Kyoto, Japan. The aim of this is to attain "stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.”
2005The strike going on in Korea has affected both, national and international Korean Air causing it to shut down.
2005A demonstration by Australians in Cronulla, New South Wales against recent violence towards locals turned into a race riot.
2006Discovery, NASA’s space shuttle successfully docks with the International Space Station. The crew is expected to spend a week rewiring the space station.
2006The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of theHolocaust opened in Tehran 'to provide an appropriate scientificatmosphere for scholars to offer their opinions in freedom about ahistorical issue', but was criticised worldwide as a 'meeting ofHolocaust deniers'.
2006The first action in the Mexican Drug War took place as President Felipe Calderón ordered Mexican military and Federal Policeunits into the state of Michoacán.
2007Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb takes full blame of the two concurrent bombings in Algiers, Algeria, which led to the death of at least 62 people.
2007Rail service resumes after 50 years between North and South Korea.
2008Free Software Foundation filed litigation against Cisco for utilizing its GPL-licensed components on its Linksys but failing to fulfill the needs of the General Public License
2008American stock broker Bernard Madoff was arrested and chargedwith securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme, the largest such inhistory.
2009As per the US Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates the USA warns Iran of "significant new sanctions" over the country's nuclear program.
2010The retirement age of Bolivia has been decreased from 65 to 58 while the retirement age in other countries has been raised.
2011The famous sitar player Pandit Ravi Shankar, who was awarded the Bharat Ratna and Padmavibhushan, passed away.



Famous Birthdays of December 11:

YearName / Profession / Country
1990Derrick Nix / Basketball Player / United States of America
1955Stu Jackson / Basketball Player / United States of America
1954Sylvester Clarke / Cricketer / Barbados
1916Elena Garro / Author / Mexico
1758Carl Friedrich Zelter / Composer / Germany
1965Jay Bell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1810Alfred de Musset / Poet / France
1992Dalton Pompey / Baseball Player / Canada
1922Dilip Kumar / Actor / India
1963Mark Greatbatch / Cricketer / New Zealand
1872René Bull / Photographer / Britain
1924Doc Blanchard / Footballer / United States of America
1965Gavin Hill / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1985Karla Souza / Actress / Mexico
1932Keith Waldrop / Poet / United States of America
1954Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson / Guitarist / Iceland
1921Ilmar Laaban / Poet / Estonia
1922Maila Nurmi / Actress / United States of America
1944Jon Garrison / Educator / United States of America
1919Cliff Michelmore / Producer / United Kingdom
1974Ben Shephard / Journalist / United Kingdom
1961Dave King / Writer / United States of America
1966Göran Kropp / Mountaineer / Sweden
1984James Ellsworth / Wrestler / United States of America
1982Pablo Pérez Companc / Racing Car Driver / Argentina
1929Subhash Gupte / Cricketer / India
1940David Gates / Writer / United States of America
1916Pérez Prado / Writer / Mexico
1930Jean-Louis Trintignant / Actor / France
1972Daniel Alfredsson / Ice Hockey Player / Sweden

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Read in Hindi : 11 दिसम्बर की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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