Historical Events on October 11, Special Events on This Day

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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 Myyrmanni shopping mall in Vantaa, Finland kills seven.
2001 The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
2000 NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission.
1999 Air Botswana pilot Chris Phatswe steals an ATR 42 from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport and later crashes it into two other aircraft at the airport, killing himself.
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.
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.
1961 The 1st Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement is held in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia, resulting in the establishment of the Non-Aligned Movement.
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-parser-output .tooltip-dotted{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}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.
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
1965 Volodymyr Horilyi, Ukrainian footballer and coach
1814 Jean-Baptiste Lamy, French-American archbishop (d. 1888)
1926 Jean Alexander, English actress (d. 2016)
1977 Desmond Mason, American basketball player and sportscaster
1942 Richard Wilson, Baron Wilson of Dinton, Welsh academic and politician
1937 Bobby Charlton, English footballer and manager
1962 Joan Cusack, American actress
1948 David Rendall, English tenor and actor
1985 Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress
1974 Rachel Barton Pine, American violinist and educator
Famous People Deaths On October 11

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Date Name
2005 Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Pakistani-Canadian linguist, journalist, and poet (b. 1917)
2015 Dean Chance, American baseball player and manager (b. 1941)
2001 Beni Montresor, Italian director, set designer, and illustrator (b. 1926)
1904 Mary Tenney Gray, American editorial writer, club-woman, philanthropist, and suffragette (b. 1833)
1991 Redd Foxx, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
2022 Angela Lansbury, English-American actress, singer, and producer (b. 1925)
1897 Léon Boëllmann, French organist and composer (b. 1862)
2006 Cory Lidle, American baseball player (b. 1972)
1705 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker (b. 1663)
1889 James Prescott Joule, English physicist and brewer (b. 1818)