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

✅ Published on October 11th, 2020 in October in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on October 11, the day number in a year is 284 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 285. October 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.

October 11 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1142The Treaty of Shaoxing, ending the Jurchen campaigns againstthe Song Dynasty, was formally ratified when a Jin envoy visited theSouthern Song court.
1492Members of the first voyage of Christopher Columbus reportedthe sighting of unknown light on their way to Guanahani.
1521Pope Leo Dassam named King Henry VIII of England as the \ 'defender of the faith \'.
1531Swiss Reformation leader Huldrych Zwingli was killed in battlewhen Catholic cantons attacked in response to a food blockade beingapplied by his alliance.
1634A storm tide on the coast of North Frisia caused a massive flood that killed at least 8,000 people and split the island of Strandinto three smaller islands.
1737About three lakh people died in the cyclone that struck Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1737The earthquake killed 300,000 people, and destroyed half of India's Calcutta city.
1767Unable to go any further, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon madetheir final observations for what would become known as theMason–Dixon line.
1776American Revolutionary War-The British Royal Navy defeatedAmerican ships at the Battle of Valcour Island on Lake Champlain, butgave American forces enough time to prepare their defenses for theSaratoga campaign.
1809American explorer Meriwether Lewis died along the Natchez Tracein Tennessee in an apparent suicide.
1852Sydney University, the first university on the continent of Australia, was established.
1852The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, was inaugurated in Sydney.
1862The scientist Thomas Alva Edition obtained a patent for his first discovery, the electric voice machine.
1869American explorer Thomas Edison applied for a patent on his first invention. This electric machine was used to count votes.
1869Red River Rebellion was launched against the British Army in Canada.
1881American inventor David Henderson Houston patented the first roll of cameras.
1881David Houston produced film rolls for cameras.
1899South Africa Boer declares attack on Great Britain.
1915Metamora Township High School opened to public students in the city of Illinois.
1921A plague that is beyond medical science’s explanation is taking numerous lives each year. This Plague of sleeping sickness, affects young, old, rich and poor.
1930Jawaharlal Nehru was released from Naini Central Jail.
1932For the first time, the political program was broadcast by CBS in New York.
1941Armed insurgents from the People's Liberation Army of Macedonia attacked Axis-occupied zones in the city of Prilep, beginning the National Liberation War of Macedonia.
1942World War II-At the Battle of Cape Esperance on the north west coast of Guadalcanal, American ships intercepted and defeated a Japanese fleet on their way to destroy Henderson Field.
1942Bollywood emperor and century superstar Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
1950A field-sequential color system developed by Hungarian-Americanengineer Peter Goldmark became the first color television system to beadopted for commercial use, but it was abandoned only a year later.
1957The Jodrell Bank radio telescope opened in Cheshire England.
1962Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council, the firstRoman Catholic ecumenical council in 92 years.
1968NASA's first three-man space operation, Apollo 7, is launched from Cape Canaveral.
1968Apollo 7 the first manned mission of NASA's Apollo program, and the first three-man American space mission, launched from Complex 34 in present-day Cape Canaveral, Florida.
1968The launch of America's first manned Opolo mission 'Apollo 7' was first televised from orbit.
1975Saturday Night Live, an American weekly sketch comedy–varietyshow, was broadcast for the first time.
1984Kathy Sullivan sets an example by being the first American woman to walk in space during a Test for orbital refueling on the Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-41-G.
1984American space scientist Catherine de Sullivan became the first female astronaut to travel in space.
1987Sri Lankan Civil War-The Indian Peace Keeping Force beganOperation Pawan to take control of Jaffna from the Tamil Tigers toenforce their disarmament as a part of the Indo-Sri Lankan Accord.
1987India's Peace Army launched Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka. The campaign was waged to liberate Jaffna by ending LTTE occupation.
1994The Colorado Supreme Court in the US declared anti-gay rights in the state unconstitutional.
1998After a week of currency speculation the dollar settles at its lowest level against the Japanese Yen with the dollar trading at 116 yen
2000A major environmental disaster happens when Over 300 gallons of black sludge is released into the Mississippi River near Inez, Kentucky as the result of the collapse of an energy company’s dam resulting in the death of millions of fish and cost nearly 78 million dollars to clean up.
2002Seven people died in Finland from a bomb attack in a shopping mall in Wanta.
2006As per a report released by the United Nations the abuse of children is "widespread and tolerated" in many places around the world. According to a separate report by the charity, Save the Children more than a million children around the world are imprisoned.
2007John Howard, the Prime Minister of Australia offers a lawful referendum that identifies native Australians in the Australian constitution, only if he is reelected.
2008A Belgian blind driver set a new world record for driving at the fastest speed on earth.
2011An oil spill from the ship MV Rena off the coast of Tauranga in New Zealand becomes the country's worst environmental disaster.
2012The U.S. court ruling banning the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus is overturned, winning a round for Google's Android against Apple.
2013Nearly 500,000 people been evacuated from India's Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states in preparation for Cyclone Phailin.



Famous Birthdays of October 11 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1923Harishchandra / Scientist / India
1946Daryl Hall / Writer / United States of America
1962Andy McCoy / Singer / Sweden
1944Mike Fiore / Baseball Player / United States of America
1973Steven Pressley / Footballer / Scotland
1985Yang Cheng / Footballer / China
1936Billy Higgins / Educator / United States of America
1960Randy Breuer / Basketball Player / United States of America
1821George Williams / Philanthropist / United Kingdom
1943Ilmar Reepalu / Politician / Sweden
1913Dorothy Woolfolk / Author / United States of America
1926Earle Hyman / Actor / United States of America
1943Michael Harloe / Academic / United Kingdom
1919Douglas Albert Munro / Coast Guard / United States of America
1928Geoffrey Tordoff / Politician / United Kingdom
1982Mauricio Victorino / Footballer / Uruguay
1905Fred Trump / Business Man / United States of America
1930LaVell Edwards / Footballer / United States of America
1989Michelle Wie / Golfer / United States of America
1966Todd Snider / Writer / United States of America
1947Alan Pascoe / Hurdler / United Kingdom
1963Brian Rice / Footballer / Scotland
1918Fred Bodsworth / Journalist / Canada
1960Gábor Pölöskei / Footballer / Hungary
1926Thích Nhất Hạnh / Monk / Vietnam
1894Julius Kuperjanov / Educator / Estonia
1955Norm Nixon / Basketball Player / United States of America
1890A. V. Kulasingham / Journalist / Sri Lanka
1616Andreas Gryphius / Poet / Germany
1872Emily Davison / Activist / United Kingdom

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