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Famous Events For October 11

Famous Events For October 11 – Today In History

What Happened on October 11 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 11 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 11, 1138 – approximately 230000 killed when an earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria
2. October 11, 1521 – Pope Leo X announces that Emperor Henry VII as Defencer of Faith
3. October 11, 1531 – War between Swiss Roman Catholics and protestants of Zurich at Kappel. The Swiss reorganisation chief, Huldrych Zwingli murdered
4. October 11, 1540 – Philip was made the Duke of Milan by his father King Karel
5. October 11, 1573 – Spanish fleet vanquished by Dutch insurgents
6. October 11, 1614 – a group of traders from Amsterdam including Adriaen Block appeal to the head of the States for sole business privileges in the New Netherland settlement
7. October 11, 1634 – thousands lost their life in North Friesland, Denmark, and Germany due to a severe deluge

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8. October 11, 1674 – the debut of “Surena” by Pierre Corneille in Paris
9. October 11, 1687 – Hungary agrees to take the rule of Habsburg
10. October 11, 1698 – the First Partition agreement among France, England, and Netherlands was approved by the participating countries but was the cause of the Battle of the Spanish Succession

18th Century – What Happened on October 11 – The 1700s

11. October 11, 1726 – Benjamin Franklin arrives in Philadelphia from England
12. October 11, 1737 – earthquake strikes Calcutta, India with a casualty of over 300000 and demolishing a major portion of Calcutta
13. October 11, 1746 – the combined armies of British, Austrian, and Dutch were vanquished by the French at the War of Rocoux
14. October 11, 1776 – The Lake Champlain navy guided by Brig. Gen Arnold vanquished by the British forces at the war of Valcour Island
15. October 11, 1797 – British fleet triumphs over the Dutch Navy at the war of Camperdown

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19th Century – October 11 This Day That Year – The 1800s

16. October 11, 1811 – commissioning of the first steam ferryboat, The Juliana
17. October 11, 1852 – inauguration of the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia
18. October 11, 1861 – War of Dumfries, VA
19. October 11, 1863 – fight at Rheatown/Henderson’s Mill, Tennessee
20. October 11, 1864 – oppression in Maryland banished
21. October 11, 1864 – founding of Campina Grande as a city in Brazil
22. October 11, 1865 – Alexander H Stephens, Vice President released on conditional bail by President Andrew Johnson of associated States
23. October 11, 1865 – commencement of Morant Bay revolt led by Paul Bogle with his black followers, both men and women, in Jamaica
24. October 11, 1871 – 300 lost their life in a big inferno in Chicago which was quenched after 3 days
25. October 11, 1873 – U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonaut Football Club in their first play
26. October 11, 1881 – copyright granted to David Houston for his development of film rolls for camera
27. October 11, 1887 – copyright given to A Miles for constructing an elevator
28. October 11, 1890 – John Owen completes the first 100-yard run in less than 10 sec in 9.8 sec at Analostan Island, Washington DC
29. October 11, 1890 – Mary Smith Lockwood founded the NDAR – National Daughters of American Revolution
30. October 11, 1895 -South African Boers and Great Britain engaged in a battle

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 11 – The 1900s

31. October 11, 1902 – Laurie Auchterlonie achieves a 300 in the 8th US Golf Open at Garden City, NY
32. October 11, 1902 – First test cricket match started between South Africa and Australia
33. October 11, 1906 – a then high of 12 achieved by Ed Walsh of the White Sox in a World Series play
34. October 11, 1906 – a predicament at the embassy level prevailed over the order of the Education Department in San Francisco that there should be a separation in schools of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean children
35. October 11, 1911 – the first Most Valuable Player to get an auto are Ty Cobb and Frank Schulte
36. October 11, 1913 – NY Giants defeated by Philadelphia A, 4-1 in the 10th World Series
37. October 11, 1914 – seizure of Ghent by the German army
38. October 11, 1915 – Bulgarians start anti-Serbian attacking
39. October 11, 1915 – Edith Cavell an English nurse was killed in Germany against international demonstrations on the accusation that she helped prisoners of friendly nations to flee
40. October 11, 1916 – Navy triumphs over Maryland, 12-7 in Collee Park a the 6th College Football Bowl Classic
41. October 11, 1918 – a big tsunami strikes Caribbean
42. October 11, 1919 – aircraft competition from coast to coast concludes
43. October 11, 1922 – Alaska Davidson is the first woman special investigator appointed to the FBI
44. October 11, 1922 – agreement to stop war between Turkey and Greece
45. October 11, 1923 – Babe Ruth achieves 2 home runs in a World Series play
46. October 11, 1923 – There was hyperinflation of Mark in Germany, and dropped to 10 billion per pound and 4 billion per $
47. October 11, 1924 – Antonin Artaud guided the organization of Surrealists in Paris
48. October 11, 1925 – Belgian church comments against activities of Flanders
49. October 11, 1925 – The NY Giants lose their first NFL competition against Providence, 14-0
50. October 11, 1927 – AL honors Lou Gehrig as the Most Valuable Player
51. October 11, 1929 – debut performance of “Silver Tassle” by Sean O’Casey
52. October 11, 1929 – the inauguration of the nationwide departmental store at 1252, in Milford, Delaware, US by J.C.Penney
53. October 11, 1930 – For four successive years, VFL premiership was achieved by Collingwood Football Club in Melbourne, Australia
54. October 11, 1931 – the founding of “Harzburger Front” by one lakh radical right-wing Germans
55. October 11, 1932 – political television broadcast by Democratic National Committee at CBS, NYC

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56. October 11, 1932 – Zinoviev and Kamenev were pressurized to quit Communist Party
57. October 11, 1936 – debut performance of “Professor Quiz”, a question competition on radio
58. October 11, 1939 – Albert Einstein mentioned the opportunities of a nuclear bomb to Franklin D. Roosevelt
59. October 11, 1939 – debut performance of “Skylark” by Gertrude Lawrence in NYC
60. October 11, 1939 – creation of Legal Defence and Education Fund by NAACP
61. October 11, 1941 – a contingent of the army of NSB commences its journey to the Eastern front
62. October 11, 1942 – war of the Navy at Cape Esperance, Guadalcanal
63. October 11, 1943 – NY Yankees defeat Cards, 4-1 in the 40th World Series and also earn the distinction of winning 10 World Series
64. October 11, 1944 – the combined army of friendly nations destroys the sea wall at Veere
65. October 11, 1944 – Tuvinian People’s Republic becomes a part of the USSR
66. October 11, 1944 – premiere of “Laura” featuring Gene Tierney
67. October 11, 1945 – Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong start the Chinese civil war
68. October 11, 1945 – take-off of JPL WAC Corporal
69. October 11, 1947 – Ambassadorial level rapport with USSR withdrawn by Brazil and Chile
70. October 11, 1948 – premiere of “Love Life” at 46th St Theatre NYC and makes 252 presentations
71. October 11, 1948 – premiere of “Where’s Charter?” at St James Theatre NYC and makes 792 presentations

72. October 11, 1948 – in the 45th World Series, Cleve Indians triumph over Boston Braves, 4-2 games
73. October 11, 1950 – Permission granted to CBS to telecast in color by US Federal Communications Commission
74. October 11, 1954 – premiere of “On Your Toes” at 46th St Theatre, NYC, and makes 64 presentations
75. October 11, 1954 – Pope Pius XII issues a circular letter on Ad Caeli Reginam
76. October 11, 1955 – the feast days of All Peron removed in Argentina
77. October 11, 1955 – peace agreement between Iraq and Turkey established
78. October 11, 1956 – during the first cricket match between Pakistan and Australia, 95 runs were made on the first day
79. October 11, 1956 – atomic test by Great Britain at Maralinga, Australia
80. October 11, 1956 – Will Harridge blocks the intended transfer of Washington Senators to the West Coast and wants the move to be endorsed by all the AL titleholders
81. October 11, 1958 – premiere of “Goldilocks” at Lunt Fontanne Theatre NYC and makes 161 presentations
82. October 11, 1958 – spacecraft Pioneer 1, US Moon Probe, reaches a height of 113,810 km and drops back
83. October 11, 1959 – TV transmission channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND commences on NBC
84. October 11, 1960 – severe cyclone strikes East Pakistan killing 6000
85. October 11, 1960 – John Fetzer, an Executive of Radio/TV purchases Detroit Tigers
86. October 11, 1961 – Robert M White of USAF pilots X-15 to a height of 66,100 m
87. October 11, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR
88. October 11, 1962 – debut performance of Gabor’s sister on television host Merv Griffin’s Show
89. October 11, 1962 – Pope John XXIII calls for a meeting of the 2nd Vatican Council
90. October 11, 1964 – LPGA Hillside House Laddies Golf Open achieved by Ruth Jessen
91. October 11, 1967 – three successive scoring HRs in the World Series by the Red Sox
92. October 11, 1967 – the inauguration of the artifact exhibition “Yoko Plus Me” (I am John Lennon) in London
93. October 11, 1968 – spacecraft Apollo 7 circles around the earth 163 times in 260 hours
94. October 11, 1968 – appointment of Billy Martin of MLB champion as Manager of Minnesota Twins
95. October 11, 1968 – military rebellion in Panama against President Arnulfo Aris
96. October 11, 1969 – second conference of church authorities in Rome
97. October 11, 1969 – Blues entertainer, Muddy Waters tangled in a car accident that caused the death of 3

98. October 11, 1969 – spacecraft 6 took off followed by Soyuz 7 and 8 in the following two days
99. October 11, 1969 – three inhabitants were fired in a road demonstration in Shankill zone of Belfast
100. October 11, 1971 – USA vanquishes Romania in the 60th Davis Cup at Charlotte (3-2)
101. October 11, 1971 – Frank McGee appointed as news broadcaster of Today Show
102. October 11, 1971 – Switzerland approves the sovereignty of North Vietnam
103. October 11, 1972 – Constitution of Panama approved
104. October 11, 1972 – revolt in the Prison at Washington, DC
105. October 11, 1972 – Cincinnati Reds defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-2 games
106. October 11, 1973 – Oakland defeats Baltimore, 3-2 games, and also achieves the AL banner
107. October 11, 1973 – Hector Jose Campora is voted to power as President of Argentina
108. October 11, 1973 – Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles, 3-2 games
109. October 11, 1974 – Catfish Hunter representing A’s accuses proprietor Charlie Finley of violating the terms of the agreement
110. October 11, 1975 – Bryan Trottier of Islander achieves his first professional hat trick
111. October 11, 1975 – debut show of “Saturday Night Live” conceived by Lorne Michaels on NBC with George Carlin as an entertainer
112. October 11, 1976 – Mel Tillis achieves the 10th Country Music Association Award
113. October 11, 1976 – Jiang Qing, widow of Mao Zedong along with four other political factions from the communist party conspired in a military rebellion and thus she was detained with the “gang of four’
114. October 11, 1977 – The spacecraft Soyuz comes back to earth
115. October 11, 1977 – copyright given to American Physicist for his research on laser amplifier and he had earlier maintained of inventing the laser
116. October 11, 1978 – Aristides Royo voted to power as President of Panama
117. October 11, 1978 – Tindemans steps down from power in Belgium
118. October 11, 1978 – Dodgers Bob Welch strikes out Reggie Jackson in an epic nine-pitch bat
119. October 11, 1979 – premiere of “Most Happy Fella” at Majestic Theatre NYC and makes 53 presentations
120. October 11, 1979 – rebels Rudolf Bahro and Nico Hubner released by German DR
121. October 11, 1979 – Nobel Prize for medicine awarded to Allan McLeod Cormack and Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield for inventing the CAT scan
122. October 11, 1980 – Cosmonauts Popov and Ryumin show stamina for 184 days in the cosmos
123. October 11, 1980 – in the first competition play at Reunion Stadium, Dallas Mavericks defeat San Antonio, 103-92
124. October 11, 1980 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
125. October 11, 1981 – LPGA Inamori Golf Classic achieved by Hollis Stacy
126. October 11, 1981 – LeRoy Irvin achieves a high punt return in a single play (207 yds)
127. October 11, 1981 – a relatively unknown fan Prince inaugurates for Rolling Stones at LA Stadium

128. October 11, 1981 – Yanks defeat Brewers, 7-3 and achieve the Eastern Championship Series
129. October 11, 1982 – Willie Nelson and Ricky Skagg achieve the 16th Country Music Association Award
130. October 11, 1982 – An English vessel that drowned in 1545 when fighting with France was brought to the surface at Portsmouth, England
131. October 11, 1982 – Demonstration in Amsterdam when the tram blaze
132. October 11, 1983 – the hand-rotated telephones in the US stopped functioning as the 440 telephone users in Bryant Pond, Maine changed over to the direct dialing system
133. October 11, 1983 – the 2nd musical by Lionel Richie, “Can’t Slow Down” announced
134. October 11, 1984 – walking in the cosmos for the first time by US woman – Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan
135. October 11, 1984 – debut performance of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” by August Wilson in NYC
136. October 11, 1984 – spacecraft S-208 sent to space by NASA
137. October 11, 1984 – The Democratic and Republican candidates, Geraldine Ferraro and George H W Bush engage in debate in US Vice Presidential Candidates’ debate
138. October 11, 1985 – spacecraft Atlantis (51-J) arrives at Kennedy Space Centre through Kelly AFB
139. October 11, 1985 – ban imposed on the import of African gold coins to the USA by President Reagan

140. October 11, 1985 – US interrupts the Egyptian Boeing aircraft carrying Achille Lauro extremists
141. October 11, 1986 – A high-level meeting between Ronal Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Ice Land
142. October 11, 1987 – Demonstration in Washington, DC demanding civil rights for gays and lesbians. Nearly 200,000 participated in the demonstration
143. October 11, 1990 – premiere of “Miser” at Circle in Sq Theatre NYC and makes 93 presentations
144. October 11, 1990 – inauguration of a Division for Urban archaeology in Seaport Museum in NYC South Street
145. October 11, 1990 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Mexican author Octavio Paz
146. October 11, 1990 – oil price reached a peak of $40.42 per barrel
147. October 11, 1990 – Qadhafi of Libya announces that Israel must be eradicated
148. October 11, 1990 – UK Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd announces that pressure will be mounted on Iraq to clear from Kuwait
149. October 11, 1991 – Anita Hill affirms that she was sexually troubled by Clarence Thomas
150. October 11, 1991 – Chip Beck scores a 59 matching PGA’s lowest score for 18 holes
151. October 11, 1991 – Jimmy Swaggart, a person who appears on TV to preach Christianity, was found begging a prostitute
152. October 11, 1992 – George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot participate in their first US Presidential discussion
153. October 11, 1992 – Deion Sanders participated both in games for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Braves (Baseball)
154. October 11, 1992 – Toronto lost 6-1 in the game, defeats A’s 7-6 in the 11th AL final play
155. October 11, 1993 – William Nygaard, a Norwegian Publisher was attacked and wounded for publishing the works of Rushdie
156. October 11, 1993 – US stations her warship Harlan County near Port-au-Prince Haiti
157. October 11, 1994 – Russian currency value drops to 3,926 rubles per USD
158. October 11, 1994 – Spacecraft STS-68 reaches earth
159. October 11, 1994 – Nobel Prize for economics shared between John Harsanyi, John Nash, and Reinhard Selten for their work
160. October 11, 1995 – penis of John Bobbitt increased by 3 inches using plastic surgery
161. October 11, 1995 – O.J.Simpson withdrew from performing on television on Dateline
162. October 11, 1996 – Ford purchases privileges to name Detroit arena for $40 million
163. October 11, 1997 – Dennis Rodman, basketball player, resumes his play after completing the hold-up period of 11 games
164. October 11, 1998 – insurgents bring down the Congo Airlines aircraft 727 in Kindu, Democratic Republic of Congo leaving 40 dead

21st Century – October 11 This Day In History – The 2000s

165. October 11, 2000 – Spacecraft, 100th in the series sent to space
166. October 11, 2001 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Caribbean author V.S. Naipaul
167. October 11, 2001 – Polaroid Corporation records for bankruptcy security
168. October 11, 2002 – an indiscriminate attack on a business complex in Vantaa Finland leaves seven dead
169. October 11, 2006 – premiere show of “30 Rock” featuring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan on NBC
170. October 11, 2012 – Syrian defense executed 83 persons throughout Syria
171. October 11, 2012 – the ban on the sale of Samsung by a lower court was not upheld by a US appeal court
172. October 11, 2012 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Mo Yan of China, a Novelist
173. October 11, 2013 – inferno in Fukuoka region, Japan leaves 10 people dead
174. October 11, 2013 – a vessel carrying immigrants drowns in the Channel of Sicily leaving 27 dead
175. October 11, 2013 – Nobel Prize for 2013 for Peace awarded to an establishment for banning Chemical Armoury
176. October 11, 2015 – installation of Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, chief of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist Party, as Prime Minister of Nepal

177. October 11, 2016 – The South Korean business group, Samsung, banned the manufacture of Note 7 phones after the grievances that the instrument caught fire
178. October 11, 2017 – The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire was rated as the globe’s best inn by Trip Advisor

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