Historical Events on March 11, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on March 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 US President Joe Biden signs the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law.
2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) declares the COVID-19 virus epidemic a pandemic.
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. Aftershocks of the 2010 Pichilemu earthquake 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.
2006 Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as the first female president of Chile.
2004 Madrid train bombings: Simultaneous explosions on rush hour trains in Madrid, Spain kill 191 people.
1990 Lithuania declares independence from the Soviet Union.
1990 Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected President of Chile since 1970.
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 Bob Hawke is appointed Prime Minister of Australia.
1982 Fifteen people are killed when Widerøe Flight 933 crashes into the Barents Sea near Gamvik, Norway.
1981 Hundreds of students protest in the University of Pristina in Kosovo, then part of Yugoslavia, to give their province 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: Around 150 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims are set free after ambassadors from three Islamic nations join negotiations.
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.
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.
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 Frederick 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 people.
1879 Shō Tai formally abdicates his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom.
1872 Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; it is 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.
1795 The Battle of Kharda is fought between the Maratha Confederacy and the Nizam of Hyderabad, resulting in Maratha victory.
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 government 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: Padua, led by John Hawkwood, is victorious over Giovanni Ordelaffi of Verona.
1343 Arnošt of Pardubice becomes the last Bishop of Prague (3 March 1343 O.S.), and, a year later, the first Archbishop of Prague.
843 Triumph of Orthodoxy: Empress Theodora II restores the veneration of icons in the Orthodox churches in the Byzantine Empire.
222 Roman emperor Elagabalus is murdered alongside his mother, Julia Soaemias. He is replaced by his 14-year old cousin, Severus Alexander.
Famous People Born on March 11

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Year Name
1927 Robert Mosbacher, American businessman, and politician, United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)
1963 Gary Barnett, English footballer and manager
1884 Lewi Pethrus, Swedish minister and hymn-writer (d. 1974)
1903 Ronald Syme, New Zealand historian and scholar (d. 1989)
1278 Mary of Woodstock, daughter of Edward I of England (d. c.1332)
1959 Nina Hartley, American pornographic actress/director, sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and author
1819 Henry Tate, English businessman and philanthropist, founded Tate & Lyle (d. 1899)
1945 Harvey Mandel, American guitarist
1963 David LaChapelle, American photographer and director
1956 Helen Rollason, English sports journalist and sportscaster (d. 1999)
Famous People Deaths On March 11

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Date Name
1999 Herbert Jasper, Canadian psychologist, anatomist, and neurologist (b. 1906)
2002 James Tobin, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
1931 F. W. Murnau, German-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1888)
1907 Jean Casimir-Perier, French lawyer and politician, 6th President of France (b. 1847)
2015 Walter Burkert, German philologist and scholar (b. 1931)
1198 Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (b. 1145)
1908 Edmondo De Amicis, Italian journalist and author (b. 1846)
1971 Philo Farnsworth, American inventor (b. 1906)
2006 Bernie Geoffrion, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1931)
1949 Henri Giraud, French general and politician (b. 1879)