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What Happened on October 11th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 Soyuz MS-10, launching an intended crew for the ISS, suffers an in-flight abort. The crew lands safely.
2013 A migrant boat sinks in the Channel of Sicily, with at least 34 people drowning.
2002 A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Finland kills seven.
2001 The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
2000 NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission.
1991 Prof. Anita Hill delivers her televised testimony concerning sexual harassment during the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination.
1987 The AIDS Memorial Quilt is first displayed during the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
1987 Start of Operation Pawan by Indian forces in Sri Lanka. Thousands of civilians, insurgents, soldiers die.
1986 Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Iceland to continue discussions about scaling back IRBM arsenals in Europe.
1984 Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
1984 Aeroflot Flight 3352 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178.
1976 George Washington is posthumously promoted to the grade of General of the Armies.
1972 A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam.
1968 NASA launches Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo mission.
1962 The Second Vatican Council becomes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.
1958 NASA launches Pioneer 1, its first space probe, although it fails to achieve a stable orbit.
1954 In accord with the 1954 Geneva Conference, French troops complete their withdrawal from North Vietnam.
1950 CBS's field-sequential color system for television is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
1944 The Tuvan People's Republic is annexed by the Soviet Union.
1942 World War II: Off Guadalcanal, United States Navy ships intercept and defeat a Japanese force.
1941 Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia.
1937 The Duke and Duchess of Windsor tour Nazi Germany for 12 days and meet Adolf Hitler on the 22nd.
1918 The 7.1 Mw San Fermín earthquake shakes Puerto Rico. The quake and resulting tsunami kill up to 116 people.
1912 First Balkan War: The day after the Battle of Sarantaporo, Greek troops liberate the city of Kozani.
1910 Piloted by Arch Hoxsey, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.
1906 San Francisco sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering segregated schools for Japanese students.
1899 The Second Boer War erupts in South Africa between the British-ruled Cape Colony, and the Boer-ruled Transvaal and Orange Free State.
1890 In Washington, D.C., the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
1865 Hundreds of black men and women march in Jamaica, starting the Morant Bay rebellion.
1862 American Civil War: Confederate troops conduct a raid on Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
1852 The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney.
1840 The Maronite leader Bashir Shihab II surrenders to the Ottoman Empire and later is sent to Malta in exile.
1811 The Juliana begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry in New York harbor.
1797 The Royal Navy decisively defeats the Batavian Navy at Camperdown during the French Revolutionary Wars.
1776 American Revolution: A fleet of American boats on Lake Champlain is defeated by the Royal Navy, but delays the British advance until 1777.
1767 Surveying for the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.
1649 Cromwell's New Model Army Sacks Wexford, killing over 2,000 Irish Confederate troops and 1,500 civilians.
1634 The Burchardi flood kills around 15,000 in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
1614 The New Netherland Company applies to the States General of the Netherlands for exclusive trading rights in what is now the northeastern United States.
1531 Huldrych Zwingli is killed in battle with the Roman Catholic cantons of Switzerland.
1311 The peerage and clergy restrict the authority of English kings with the Ordinances of 1311.
1142 A peace treaty ends the Jin-Song wars.
1138 A massive earthquake strikes Aleppo; it is one of the most destructive earthquakes ever.
Famous People Born on October 11

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Year Name
1924 Sammy McCrory, Northern Irish footballer (d. 2011)
1948 David Rendall, English tenor and actor
1977 Matt Bomer, American actor and producer
1967 Artie Lange, American actor and comedian
1992 Riffi Mandanda, Congolese footballer
1962 Joan Cusack, American actress
1932 Barry Jones, Australian lawyer and politician
1786 Stevenson Archer, American judge and politician (d. 1848)
1943 John Nettles, English actor and writer
1977 Jérémie Janot, French footballer and manager
Famous People Deaths On October 11

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Date Name
2014 Bob Such, Australian educator and politician (b. 1944)
1940 Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
2015 Jack Drake, American lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
2007 Werner von Trapp, Austrian-American singer (b. 1915)
1996 Joe Morris, English-Canadian lieutenant and trade union leader (b. 1913)
1837 Samuel Wesley, English organist and composer (b. 1766)
2005 Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani-Canadian linguist, journalist, and poet (b. 1917)
2008 Neal Hefti, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1922)
1852 Gotthold Eisenstein, German mathematician and academic (b. 1823)
1941 Heinrich Gutkin, Estonian businessman and politician (b. 1879)