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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on March 11, the day number in a year is 70 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 71. March 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.

March 11 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
222Disgusted with Roman emperor Elagabalus's disregard for Romanreligious traditions and sexual taboos, the Praetorian Guardassassinated him and his mother Julia Soaemias, mutilated their bodies,and threw them in the Tiber River.
1669The Etna volcano erupted in Italy, killing 15,000 people.
1689Aurangzeb murdered Shivaji's son Sambhaji.
1702The publication of the first English daily newspaper "Daily Courant" was started.
1779For the first time the US Army established the Corps of Engineers.
1795Battle of Kurdal India: Maharat defeated Mogol.
1810Napoleon married Marie-Louise of Austria.
1823Concord Academy, Concord, VT, was the first general school opened in the United States.
1843Eta Carinae flared up to become the second brightest star in the night sky.
1848Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the firstPrime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically electedunder a system of responsible government.
1851Italian Romantic composer Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto was first performed at La Fenice in Venice.
1864A crack in the Dale Dyke Dam in Sheffield, England, caused itto fail, and the resulting flood killed 238 people and damaged more than600 homes.
1879Sho Tai, the last king of the Ryukyu Kingdom, abdicated whenthe kingdom was annexed by Japan and became Okinawa Prefecture.
1881The statue of Ramnath Tagore was installed in the town hall of Calcutta (now Kolkata). She is the first Indian to be enshrined in the town hall.
1888The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern UnitedStates, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confiningsome people to their houses for up to a week.
1895The Spanish ship Reina Regenta sank in Gibraltar, killing 400 passengers.
1912The Minors Federation of Great Britain initiated a meeting with the Prime Minister.
1931David Samanage became President of Ocampo Peru.
1941World War II-The Lend-Lease Act was signed into law, allowingthe United States to supply the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China,France and other Allied nations with vast amounts of war material.
1945World War II-The Empire of Japan established the Empire of Vietnam, a short-lived puppet state, with B?o Ð?i as its ruler.
1945Burma saved Mamte, the 36th division of the British.
1946Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, was captured by British troops.
1948The country's first modern vessel Jal Usha was launched in Visakhapatnam.
1955Sir Alexander Fleming was awarded the 73 Scottish Scientist, Nobel Prize in Medicine.
1966Indonesian President Sukarno was forced to sign the Presidential Order Supersemar, giving Suharto the authority to take whatever measures he deemed necessary to restore order during the Indonesian killings.
1978Vietnam, a short-lived puppet state, with B?o ??i as its ruler.
1978After hijacking a bus north of Tel Aviv, members of Palestine Liberation Organization faction Fatah engaged in a shootout with the Israel Police, resulting in the deaths of 38 civilians and most of the perpetrators.
1978The terrorist attack in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv killed 45 people.
1985Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and last president of the Soviet Union, became the supreme leader of the Soviet Union.
1985Mohammed al-Faid bought London-based department store company Harrods.
19861 million days passed since traditional foundation of Rome.
1990Maggie won the Desert Inn LPGA Golf International Championship.
1991Amateur wrestler, John Smith, won the wrestling championship and was honoured with ‘James E Sullivan Award’.
1993Kurt Browning CAN won The Men’s figure skating championship which was held in Prague.
1993Janet Reno was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first female Attorney General of the United States.
1996To create the third century, Mark Waugh in the World Cup scored 110 runs against New Zealand.
1997San Francisco giant J.T. Snow suffers a fractured eye socket. His eye socket was fractured when he was hit by a pitch.
1998Danish Parliamentary Elections 1998: Prime Minister Pul Nyarup Rasmussen is re-elected.
1999Infosys is the first Indian company to figure in the Nasdaq International Stock Exchange list.
2001Pullela Gopichand became the world champion in badmintal.
2004A series of simultaneous bombings on Cercanías commuter train skilled 191 people and wounded more than 1,800 in Madrid.
2004A series of bomb blasts on the rail network in Spain's capital Madrid killed 191 people.
2006Michelle Bachelet was inaugurated as the first female Presidentof Chile.
2007Georgian authorities accused Russia of orchestrating a helicopter attack in the Kodori Valley of the breakaway territory of Abkhazia.
2007Sunita Chakraborty completed the 2,012 km journey from Kolkata to Wagah in reverse gear in seven days.
200826 people were killed in two suicide blasts in Lahore, Pakistan.
2009A teenage gunman engaged in a shooting spree at a secondaryschool in Winnenden, Germany, killing sixteen, including himself.
2011After the earthquake, Japan’s Fukushima I Nuclear Plant had suffered a radiation leak in which thousands of nearby residents are evacuated.
2011A massive earthquake struck the northeastern coast of Japan and triggered a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant.
2011The earthquake and tsunami in Japan killed thousands and caused the Fukushima nuclear plant accident.
2012Krasma Horka is heavily damaged due in fire. It’s a historical Slovakian castle.
2013It was threatening that Shanghai’s drinking supply may contaminate due to the rotting of 900 pigs in the Huangpu River in China. The Government said the quality in the city tested as normal.
2014For the treatment of migraine headaches, the US Food and Drug Administration approve an electric nerve stimulating device.



Famous Birthdays of March 11:

YearName / Profession / Country
1938Joseph Brooks / Composer / United States of America
1967Renzo Gracie / Artist / Brazil
1985Daniel Vázquez Evuy / Footballer / Papua New Guinea
1994Martin Jurtom / Basketball Player / Estonia
1960Christophe Gans / Producer / France
1919Juan H. Cintrón García / Politician / Puerto Rico
1930David Gentleman / Illustrator / United Kingdom
1820John Plankinton / Business Man / United States of America
1927Freda Meissner-Blau / Politician / Australia
1989Anton Yelchin / Actor / United States of America
1952Douglas Adams / Author / United Kingdom
1958Flemming Rose / Author / Denmark
1876Carl Ruggles / Composer / United States of America
1987Tanel Kangert / Cyclist / Estonia
1978Christopher Rice / Author / United States of America
1965Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen / Interior Designer / United Kingdom
1954Gale Norton / Politician / United States of America
1930Claude Jutra / Actor / Canada
1973Martin Hiden / Footballer / Austria
1927Robert Mosbacher / Business Man / United States of America
1787Ivan Nabokov / General / Russia
1966Joe Hachem / Poker Player / Australia
1967Brad Carson / Politician / United States of America
1947Geoff Hunt / Badminton Player / Australia
1985Stelios Malezas / Footballer / Greece
1978Ha Jung-woo / Actor / South Korea
1951Dominique Sanda / Actress / France
1960Warwick Taylor / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1985Hakuhō Shō / Wrestler / Mongolia
1977Becky Hammon / Basketball Player / United States of America

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