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What Happened on March 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 At least 21 people are killed by flooding and mudslides in and around São Paulo, Brazil, following heavy rain.
2012 A U.S. soldier kills 16 civilians in the Panjwayi District of Afghanistan near Kandahar.
2011 An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (81 mi) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
2010 Economist and businessman Sebastián Piñera is sworn in as President of Chile, while three earthquakes, the strongest measuring magnitude 6.9 and all centered next to Pichilemu, capital of Cardenal Caro province, hit central Chile during the ceremony.
2009 Winnenden school shooting: Sixteen are killed and 11 are injured before recent-graduate Tim Kretschmer shoots and kills himself, leading to tightened weapons restrictions in Germany.
2007 Georgia claims Russian helicopters attacked the Kodori Valley in Abkhazia, an accusation that Russia categorically denies later.
2006 Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile.
2004 Madrid train bombings: Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain, kill 192 people.
1999 Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
1993 Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States.
1990 Lithuania declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
1990 Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected President of Chile since 1970.
1989 Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal to CERN for an information management system which would be developed into the world wide web.
1985 Mikhail Gorbachev is elected to the position of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union making Gorbachev the USSR's de facto, and last, head of state.
1983 Pakistan successfully conducts a cold test of a nuclear weapon.
1983 Bob Hawke is appointed Prime Minister of Australia.
1981 Hundreds of students protest in the University of Pristina in Kosovo, then part of Yugoslavia, to give their republic more political rights. The protests then became a nationwide movement.
1978 Coastal Road massacre: At least 37 are killed and more than 70 are wounded when Fatah hijack an Israeli bus, prompting Israel's Operation Litani.
1977 The 1977 Hanafi Siege: More than 130 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims are set free after ambassadors from three Islamic nations join negotiations.
1975 Vietnam War: North Vietnamese and Viet Cong guerrilla forces establish control over Buôn Ma Thuỿt commune from the South Vietnamese army.
1946 Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, is captured by British troops.
1945 World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No. 2.
1945 World War II: The Empire of Vietnam, a short-lived Japanese puppet state, is established with Bảo Đại as its ruler.
1941 World War II: United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act into law, allowing American-built war supplies to be shipped to the Allies on loan.
1931 Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union.
1927 In New York City, Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre.
1917 World War I: Mesopotamian campaign: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.
1888 The Great Blizzard of 1888 begins along the eastern seaboard of the United States, shutting down commerce and killing more than 400.
1879 Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom.
1872 Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.
1864 The Great Sheffield Flood kills 238 people in Sheffield, England.
1861 American Civil War: The Constitution of the Confederate States of America is adopted.
1851 The first performance of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Venice.
1848 Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.
1845 Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translational differences regarding the Treaty of Waitangi, chiefs Hone Heke, Kawiti and Māori tribe members chop down the British flagpole for a fourth time and drive settlers out of Kororareka, New Zealand.
1824 The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
1811 During André Masséna's retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras, a division led by French Marshal Michel Ney fights off a combined Anglo-Portuguese force to give Masséna time to escape.
1784 The signing of the Treaty of Mangalore brings the Second Anglo-Mysore War to an end.
1708 Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.
1702 The Daily Courant, England's first national daily newspaper is published for the first time.
1649 The Frondeurs and the French sign the Peace of Rueil.
1641 Guaraní forces living in the Jesuit reductions defeat bandeirantes loyal to the Portuguese Empire at the Battle of Mbororé in present-day Panambí, Argentina.
1387 Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood leads Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.
222 Emperor Elagabalus is assassinated, along with his mother, Julia Soaemias, by the Praetorian Guard during a revolt. Their mutilated bodies are dragged through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber.
Famous People Born on March 11

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Year Name
1959 Dejan StojanoviĿ, Serbian-American journalist and poet
1945 Dock Ellis, American baseball player and coach (d. 2008)
1921 Jeff Stollmeyer, Trinidadian cricketer (d. 1989)
1928 Albert Salmi, American actor (d. 1990)
1910 Robert Havemann, German chemist and academic (d. 1982)
1951 Andres Metspalu, Estonian geneticist and academic
1950 Bobby McFerrin, American singer-songwriter, producer, and conductor
1923 Louise Brough, American tennis player (d. 2014)
1940 Alberto Cortez, Argentinian-Spanish singer-songwriter
1958 James Pinkerton, American journalist and author
Famous People Deaths On March 11

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Date Name
2012 James B. Morehead, American colonel and pilot (b. 1916)
1869 Vladimir Odoyevsky, Russian philosopher and critic (b. 1803)
2008 Nils Taube, Estonian-English businessman (b. 1928)
1296 John le Romeyn, Archbishop of York
2013 Martin Adolf Bormann, German priest and theologian (b. 1930)
1646 Stanisſaw Koniecpolski, Polish soldier and statesman (b. c. 1592)
1983 Will Glickman, American playwright (b. 1910)
1920 Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer, mathematician, and engineer (b. 1865)
1978 Claude François, Egyptian-French singer-songwriter and dancer (b. 1939)
222 Elagabalus, Roman emperor (b. 203)