Wednesday, March 10, 2021

History Of 11 March | On This Day In World

History Of 11 March | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 11 March are as follows: -

➧ 1689: Mughal emperor Aurangzeb tortures Sambhaji, son of Shivaji, to death.

➧ 1881: Ramnath Tagore's statue installed in Calcutta Town Hall. This was the first time an Indian statue was installed in a public place.

➧ 1915: Cricket player Vijay Hazare was born.

➧ 1927; Raman Magsaysay Award-winning Indian woman doctor V. Shanta was born.

➧ 1935: Bank of Canada was formed.

➧ 1948: The country's first vessel Jal Usha was launched from Visakhapatnam. It was equipped with modern systems at that time.

➧ 1980: Chandrabhanu Gupta, a famous freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, passed away.

➧ 1985: Mikhail Gorbachev was elected the supreme leader of the Soviet Union after the death of Konstantin Charenko.

➧ 1990: After voting in Parliament, Lithuania declared itself independent of the Soviet Union. It was the first Soviet republic to do so.

➧ 1996: Iran withdraws the fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie, author of the book Satanic Verses.

➧ 1999: Infosys became the first Indian company to appear on the Nasdaq (NASDAQ) International Stock Exchange list.

➧ 2001: Pullela Gopichand became world champion in badminton.

➧ 2004: 190 people were killed and 1,200 injured in bomb blasts at three railway stations in Spain.

➧ 2006: The Greek Parliament passed a law allowing cremation by majority.

➧ 2006: Michelle Bachelet was declared the first female President of Chile.

➧ 2008: US space agency NASA launches its Endeavor towards its space station.

➧ 2011: India successfully test-fired the missile 'Dhanush' and 'Prithvi' from a distance of 350 km.

➧ 2011: A massive earthquake devastated and killed more than 15,000 people after a massive earthquake of 9 magnitude on the Richter scale at sea near Tohoku off the Pacific coast in Japan. It was the most powerful earthquake in Japan's history so far.

➧ 2018: The National People's Congress of China approved the removal of the term of office for a leader, it will allow Xi Jinping to hold the presidency for a lifetime.

➧ 2020: COVID-19 was declared an epidemic by the World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as COVID-19 led to 121,564 cases and 4,373 deaths worldwide.

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