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In the Gregorian Calendar, March 11 is the 70th
(seventieth) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

People who think they can’t do something will never do it, even if they have the skills.

— Indira Gandhi

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

March 11 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 222: Emperor Heliogabalus is assassinated along with his mother Julia Soemia Basiana, by his praetorian guard during the rebellion. His mutilated bodies are paraded through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber River.
  • 1387: in Castagnaro (Italy), the army of Padua (led by the English condottiero John Hawkwood) defeats the army of Verona at the battle of Castagnaro.
  • 1431: Pedro García de Herrera, Marshal of Castile, conquers the town of Jimena de la Frontera, until then under Nasrid rule (although during the 15th century it changed hands several times between Muslims and Christians).
  • 1513: the pontificate of Pope Leo X begins in Rome.
  • 1526: King Carlos I and Isabel of Portugal are married in a room of the Real Alcázar of Seville, in a ceremony officiated by Cardinal Salviati, legate of Pope Clemente VII.
  • 1641: on the rock of Mbororé (present-day Argentina), the Guaraní Indians who inhabited the Jesuit missions defeat the bandeirantes (Portuguese slavers after the separation of Portugal from Spain) in the battle of Mbororé.
  • 1702: The Daily Courant, the first daily newspaper in history, is published in London.
  • 1784: the Treaty of Mangalore is signed ending with the Second Anglo-Mysore War.
  • 1811: During André Masséna’s withdrawal from the Torres Vedras Lines, a division led by French Marshal Michel Ney fight with a combined Anglo-Portuguese force to give Masséna time to escape.
  • 1848: Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become prime ministers of the province of Canada by being democratically elected under a semi-autonomous system.
  • 1851: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi opens in Venice.
  • 1861: in the framework of the Civil War the Constitution of the Confederate States of America is approved.
  • 1864: 13 km from the city of Sheffield (north-central England) the Dale Dyke dam breaks the first time it is filled (it has been under construction since 1859). 244 people died in the violent flooding of the valley. (Great Sheffield Flood). Claims claims created the largest insurance claim of the Victorian era.
  • 1867: Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Don Carlos is premiered in Paris.
  • 1872: In Japan, the Meiji dynasty annexes the Ryukyu kingdom in what would become Okinawa Prefecture.
  • 1888: in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut the Great Snow Storm of 1888 begins, with winds of 72 km / h. In the next three days, more than 120 cm will fall, causing people to be locked in their houses for a week.
  • 1900: in the province of Almería, Spain, the Monte de Piedad and Caja de Ahorros de Almería are founded, in activity until its integration into Unicaja in 1991.
  • 1917: Venustiano Carranza is elected president of Mexico.
  • 1938: in Austria, under pressure from Adolf Hitler, Kurt Schuschnigg, Chancellor of Austria, resigns.
  • 1942: in the Philippines – in the framework of the Second World War – the American general Douglas MacArthur leaves Corregidor.
  • 1945: in the framework of the Second World War, the Japanese Imperial Navy launches a large-scale attack by kamikaze aircraft against the US Navy anchored in the Ulithi Atoll.
  • 1951: in New Delhi (India) the I Asian Games culminate.
  • 1953: in the United States, a 230 km / h tornado hits Texas, leaving 114 dead.
  • 1964: in Venezuela, Raúl Leoni takes office as president.
  • 1973: in Argentina, after lifting the ban against Peronism (in force for 18 years), the Peronist doctor Héctor Cámpora triumphs in the presidential elections in March.
  • 1976: in Salta (Argentina), eleven days before the coup against constitutional president Isabel Martínez de Perón, the ultra-conservative terrorist paramilitary gang Triple A kidnaps, tortures and assassinates doctor Miguel Ragone, former Peronist governor.
  • 1985: in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev becomes president.
  • 1990: Lithuania separates from the Soviet Union.
  • 1990: In Chile, Patricio Aylwin, became the first president elected by universal suffrage, since the assumption of Salvador Allende in 1970. With this also the civil-military regime in force since the 1973 coup ends, giving way to the era historical current until today.
  • 1994: in Chile, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle assumes the presidency
  • 1996: in Australia, John Howard takes over as Prime Minister.
  • 1997: Tokaimura nuclear accident in Japan.
  • 1998: in Santiago de Chile, the ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet is sworn in as a “senator for life” (which will give him impunity for life to be tried for his crimes), which provokes an escalation of violence.
  • 2000: in Chile, Ricardo Lagos Escobar assumes the presidency.
  • 2003: the International Criminal Court is established in The Hague.
  • 2004: At the Atocha-Cercanías, El Pozo del Tío Raimundo and Santa Eugenia de Madrid stations (Spain) the attacks on March 11, 2004 took place, resulting in 192 deaths and more than 1800 injuries.
  • 2006: in Chile, Michelle Bachelet assumes the presidency, becoming the first woman elected president in the country.
  • 2008: in Argentina, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces a new plan for mobile withholdings applied to soybeans and corn, provoking the reaction of the agricultural sectors that decree a strike that will last 100 days.1
  • 2010: in Chile, businessman Sebastián Piñera assumes the presidency, becoming the first democratically elected president of the Right wing political spectrum in that country since 1958.
  • 2010: in Chile, a 7.2 ° earthquake is registered, a replica of the earthquake of February 27. This earthquake occurred during the change of command ceremony along with two other aftershocks.
  • 2011: in Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 degrees 130 km from the coast causes a tsunami that floods the northeast coast of the country, directly causing 15,836 victims, 3,650 missing persons and the Fukushima I nuclear accident, one of the most serious of history.
  • 2012: Daylight Saving Time is established in Haiti again after not being there since 2006, clocks go from UTC-5 to UTC-4, it was established to optimize energy consumption and a presidential decree to change the time was issued.
  • 2013: Armistice between North and South Korea is no longer valid.
  • 2014: the Republic of Crimea declares its independence.
  • 2014: in Chile, Michelle Bachelet assumes the presidency, returning to this position since she left it in 2010.
  • 2018: in Chile Sebastián Piñera assumes the presidency for the second time, returning to the position of president after Bachelet.
  • 2020: WHO declares COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as a pandemic, where more than 4,500 deaths are counted around the world.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

March 11 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1544: Torquato Tasso, Italian poet (d. 1595).
  • 1725: Henry Benedict Stuart, pretender to the British Crown (d. 1807).
  • 1726: José Solano y Bote, Spanish military (d. 1806).
  • 1754: Juan Meléndez Valdés, Spanish poet (d. 1817).
  • 1763: José Miguel Pey, Colombian politician (d. 1838).
  • 1808: Agustín Morales, Bolivian military and politician, president of Bolivia between 1871 and 1872 (d. 1872).
  • 1811: Urbain Le Verrier, French mathematician (d. 1877).
  • 1818: Marius Petipa, French dancer and choreographer (d. 1910).
  • 1822: Joseph Louis François Bertrand, French mathematician (d. 1900).
  • 1827: Édouard Piette, French historian and archaeologist (d. 1906).
  • 1842: Leandro N. Alem, Argentine politician, founder of the Radical Civic Union (f. 1896).
  • 1843: Barata Ribeiro, Brazilian doctor, politician and writer, first prefect of the city of Rio de Janeiro. (f. 1910).
  • 1846: Constance Bache, British pianist, composer and writer (d. 1903).
  • 1869: Ángel Amor Ruibal, Spanish philosopher, linguist and theologian, forerunner of linguistic thought (d. 1930).
  • 1870: Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (d. 1946).
  • 1872: K. C. Groom, British writer (d. 1954).
  • 1875: Narciso Alonso Cortés, poet from Valladolid, researcher and historian of literature (f. 1972).
  • 1876: Panchito Gómez Toro, Cuban soldier, son of Máximo Gómez and assistant to Antonio Maceo. (f. 1896).
  • 1876: Carl Ruggles, American composer (d. 1971).
  • 1885 – Malcolm Campbell, British racing driver (d. 1948).
  • 1887: Raoul Walsh, American filmmaker (d. 1980).
  • 1890: Vannevar Bush, American engineer and scientist (d. 1974).
  • 1895: Shemp Howard, American actor and comedian, from the Three Stooges (d. 1955).
  • 1897: Henry Cowell, American composer (d. 1965).
  • 1898: Dorothy Gish, American actress (d. 1968).
  • 1899: Frederick IX, Danish King (d. 1972).
  • 1905: Héctor Sgarbi, Uruguayan sculptor and politician (d. 1982).
  • 1907: José María Peñaranda, Colombian composer (d. 2006).
  • 1907: Jessie Matthews, British actress (d. 1981).
  • 1910: Robert Havemann, German chemist (d. 1982).
  • 1912: Xavier Montsalvatge, Spanish composer (f. 2002).
  • 1914: Pedro Escudero, Argentine filmmaker, theater director and screenwriter (d. 1989).
  • 1914: Álvaro del Portillo, Spanish priest of Opus Dei (b. 1994).
  • 1915: Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider, American computer scientist (d. 1990).
  • 1916: Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister between 1964 and 1970 (d. 1995).
  • 1919: Mercer Ellington, American jazz musician, composer, and arranger (d. 1996)
  • 1920: Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch physicist and professor, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics (d. 2017).
  • 1921: Ástor Piazzolla, Argentine composer and bandoneonist (f. 1992).
  • 1921: Frank Harary, American mathematician (d. 2005) .2
  • 1922: Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher expatriated in France (d. 1997).
  • 1922: José Luis López Vázquez, Spanish actor (d. 2009).
  • 1922: Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, Malaysian Prime Minister (d. 1976).
  • 1925: Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, American biologist, chemist and bioinformatician (d. 1983).
  • 1926: Ralph David Abernathy, American civil rights activist (d. 1990).
  • 1927: Josep Maria Subirachs, Catalan painter and sculptor (d. 2014).
  • 1927: Freda Meissner-Blau, Austrian politician and environmental activist (d. 2015).
  • 1928: Albert Salmi, American actor (d. 1990).
  • 1929: Ubaldo de Lío, Argentine tango guitarist and composer (f. 2012).
  • 1931: Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born American businessman.
  • 1931: Janosch, Silesian writer and draftsman.
  • 1933: Sandra Milo, Italian actress.
  • 1935: Nancy Kovack, American classic film actress.
  • 1936: Antonin Scalia, American jurist (d. 2016).
  • 1936: Orestes Omar Corbatta, Argentine soccer player (d. 1991).
  • 1936: Hollis Frampton, American filmmaker. [Citation needed]
  • 1936: Harald zur Hausen, German scientist, 2008 Nobel laureate for physiology.
  • 1937: Carlos Larrañaga, Spanish actor (d. 2012).
  • 1940: Alberto Cortez, Argentine composer and singer (f. 2019).
  • 1942: Paul Leduc, Mexican film director (f. 2020).
  • 1943: Arturo Merzario, Italian motor racing driver.
  • 1945: Pirri, soccer player and Spanish doctor.
  • 1945: José Mari Chan, Filipino singer.
  • 1947: Tristan Murail, French composer.
  • 1948: César Gerónimo, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1948: Jim McMillian, American basketball player (d. 2016).
  • 1948: Dominique Sanda, French actress and model.
  • 1949: Griselda Pollock, South African-British historian, academic and feminist.
  • 1950: Bobby McFerrin, American singer.
  • 1950: Jerry Zucker, American director.
  • 1951: Steve David, Trinidadian footballer.
  • 1952: Douglas Adams, British novelist (d. 2001).
  • 1952: Ricardo Martinelli, Panamanian politician.
  • 1953: László Bölöni, Romanian footballer.
  • 1953: Derek Daly, Irish motorsport driver.
  • 1955: Nina Hagen, German singer.
  • 1956: Rob Paulsen, American voice actor.
  • 1957: Qasem Soleimani, Iranian military man (d. 2020).
  • 1957: Víctor Rangel, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1958: Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, Iraqi politician, interim president.
  • 1959: Dejan Stojanović, Serbian-American writer, philosopher and journalist.
  • 1961: Elias Koteas, Canadian actor.
  • 1962: Abdullahi Mohamed, Somali diplomat, president of Somalia since 2017.
  • 1963: Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Spanish actor.
  • 1963: Alex Kingston, British actress.
  • 1964: Peter Berg, American filmmaker.
  • 1964: Leena Lehtolainen, Finnish writer.
  • 1964: Vinnie Paul, American musician, of the band Pantera.
  • 1964: Shane Richie, British actor.
  • 1965: Juanchi Baleirón, Argentine singer, of the band Los Pericos.
  • 1965: Wallace Langham, American actor.
  • 1965: Emilia Mazer, Argentine actress.
  • 1966: Shurik’N, French rapper.
  • 1967: Cynthia Klitbo, Mexican actress.
  • 1967: John Barrowman, Scottish actor.
  • 1967: Renzo Gracie, Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter.
  • 1968: Lisa Loeb, American singer.
  • 1969: Terrence Howard, American actor.
  • 1971: Osqui Guzmán, Argentine actor.
  • 1971: Johnny Knoxville, American actor and stuntman.
  • 1972: Benjamin Diamond, French singer.
  • 1973: Martin Hiden, Australian footballer.
  • 1973: Tomasz Rząsa, Polish footballer.
  • 1973: Vedin Musić, Bosnian footballer.
  • 1974: Bobby Abreu, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1976: Maximiliano de la Cruz, Uruguayan actor, comedian and television host.
  • 1976: Thomas Gravesen, Danish footballer.
  • 1976: Javier Casquero, Spanish footballer and coach.
  • 1977: Andre Nickatina, American rapper.
  • 1977: Becky Hammon, American basketball player.
  • 1978: Didier Drogba, Ivorian footballer.
  • 1978: Albert Luque, Spanish footballer.
  • 1978: Christopher Rice, American writer.
  • 1979: Elton Brand, American basketball player.
  • 1979: Fred Jones, American basketball player.
  • 1979: Benji Madden, American guitarist, of the band Good Charlotte.
  • 1979: Joel Madden, American singer, of the band Good Charlotte.
  • 1979: Mirko Savini, Italian footballer and coach.
  • 1979: Gueorgui Péyev, Bulgarian footballer.
  • 1979: Arturo Sanhueza, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1979: Jassim Mohammed Ghulam, Iraqi footballer.
  • 1980: Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer.
  • 1981: David Anders, American actor.
  • 1981: Russell Lissack, British musician, of the band Bloc Party.
  • 1981: LeToya Luckett, American singer, founder of the band Destiny’s Child.
  • 1981: Paul Wall, American rapper and DJ.
  • 1982: Thora Birch, American actress.
  • 1985: Armando Panceri, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1986: Mariko Shinoda, actress, singer and Japanese model.
  • 1987: Alec Dufty, American footballer.
  • 1988: Fábio Coentrão, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1989: Anton Yelchin, Russian actor (d. 2016).
  • 1991: Jack Rodwell, British footballer.
  • 1991: Alessandro Florenzi, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Sacha Parkinson, British actress.
  • 1993: Jodie Comer, British actress.
  • 1994: Andrew Robertson, Scottish footballer.
  • 1997: Matreya Fedor, Canadian actress.
  • 1997: Giovanni Lombardi, Italian footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

March 11 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 222: Heliogabalus, Roman emperor (b. About 203).
  • 222: Julia Soemia Basiana, mother of the Emperor Heliogabalus (b.180).
  • 859: Eulogio de Córdoba, Spanish martyr and bishop (b. 800).
  • 1198: Mary of France, patron and French aristocrat (b. 1145).
  • 1275: Bohemond VI, prince of Antioche (b. 1237).
  • 1486: Albert III Achilles, German aristocrat (b.1414).
  • 1514: Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b.1444).
  • 1575: Flacio Illirico, Croatian reformist (b. 1520).
  • 1602: Emilio de’Cavalieri, Italian composer (b. 1550).
  • 1607: Giovanni María Nanino, Italian composer (b. 1544).
  • 1722: John Toland, Irish philosopher (b.1670).
  • 1820: Benjamin West, American painter (b. 1738).
  • 1841: José de Fábrega, Panamanian military man, hero of the independence of his country (b. 1774).
  • 1845: Johnny Appleseed, American agronomist (b. 1774).
  • 1857: Manuel José Quintana, Spanish writer (b. 1772).
  • 1858: Tomás Roda Rodríguez, Spanish bishop (b. 1779).
  • 1869: Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher (b.1803).
  • 1874: Charles Sumner, American politician (b. 1811).
  • 1898: Tigran Chukhacheán, Armenian composer (b. 1837).
  • 1898: William Rosecrans, American general (b. 1819).
  • 1907: Jean Casimir-Perier, French politician (b. 1847).
  • 1908: Edmundo de Amicis, Italian writer (b. 1846).
  • 1920: Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer and economist (b. 1865).
  • 1925: José María del Canto Arteaga, Chilean military (d. 1840).
  • 1926: Usui Mikao, Japanese mystic, creator of reiki (b. 1865).
  • 1931: F. W. Murnau, German filmmaker (b. 1888).
  • 1936 – David Beatty, British admiral (b.1871).
  • 1942: Enric Morera i Viura, Spanish composer (b. 1865).
  • 1949: Anastasios Charalabis, Greek general and politician (b. 1862).
  • 1950: Heinrich Mann, German writer (b.1871).
  • 1952: Pierre Renoir (66), French film and theater actor (b. 1885).
  • 1955: Alexander Fleming, British biologist (b. 1881).
  • 1955: Oscar Mayer, American businessman (b.1859).
  • 1957: Richard E. Byrd, American explorer who falsely claimed to have flown over the poles (b. 1888).
  • 1958: Ole Kirk Christiansen, inventor of Legos (b.1891).
  • 1960: Roy Chapman Andrews, American explorer (b. 1884).
  • 1967: Francisco Petrone, Argentine actor (b.1902).
  • 1967: Geraldine Farrar, American singer and actress (b. 1882).
  • 1969: John Wyndham, British writer (b.1903).
  • 1970: Erle Stanley Gardner, American writer (b. 1889).
  • 1972: Fredric Brown, American writer (b.1906).
  • 1977: Alberto Rodríguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (b.1934).
  • 1978: Claude François, French singer (b.1939).
  • 1980: Julio de Caro, Argentine composer (b. 1899).
  • 1982: Horace Gregory, American poet, translator, and academic (b. 1898).
  • 1986: Sonny Terry, American blues musician (b.1911).
  • 1989: John J. McCloy, American lawyer and banker (b. 1895).
  • 1991: Maria Reining, Austrian soprano (b.1903).
  • 1991: Rafael Santa Cruz, Peruvian bullfighter (b.1928).
  • 1992: Richard Brooks, American filmmaker (b.1912).
  • 1992: Joaquín Satrústegui, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1909).
  • 1998: Manuel Piñeiro, Cuban politician and military man (b. 1933).
  • 2000: René Cóspito, Argentine musician and actor (b.1905).
  • 2000: Laureano López Rodó, Spanish politician (b.1920).
  • 2001: Eugenio Jofra Bofarull, Spanish humorist (b.1941).
  • 2001: Raúl Calviño, Argentine announcer (b.1934).
  • 2001: Xam (Pedro Quetglas Ferrer), Spanish painter (b.1915).
  • 2002: Rudolf Hell, German inventor and engineer (b.1901).
  • 2002: James Tobin, American economist (b.1918).
  • 2005: Karen Wynn Fonstad, British illustrator (b.1945).
  • 2006: Slobodan Milošević, Serbian politician (b.1941).
  • 2006: Jesús Rollán, Spanish water polo player.
  • 2006: José Luis Sansalvador, actor, adapter and director of Spanish dubbing (b. 1933).
  • 2007: Betty Hutton, American actress (b.1921).
  • 2011: Rita Guerrero, Mexican singer and actress (b. 1964).
  • 2013: Manuela Fingueret, Argentine writer and journalist (b.1945).
  • 2016: Keith Emerson, British musician, pianist and composer (b.1944).
  • 2017: Ángel Parra, Chilean singer-songwriter (b.1943).
  • 2019: Martín Chirino, Spanish sculptor (b.1925).
  • 2020: Javier Hervada, philosopher of law, iusteorian and Spanish canonist (b.1934).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

March 11 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • European Union: European Day of the Victims of Terrorism, according to the European Union.
  • World Kidney Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

March 11 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Pionius of Smyrna, priest and martyr (f. c. 250)
  • Saints Trophimus and Thallus of Laodicea, martyrs (4th century)
  • Saint Constantine of Scotland, king and martyr (6th century)
  • Saint Vincent de León, abbot (d. 630)
  • St. Sophronius of Jerusalem, bishop (d. 639)
  • Saint Vidiciano of Cambrai, bishop (d. c. 712)
  • Saint Benedict of Milan, Bishop (d. 725)
  • Saint Oengo of Tallaght “Cúldeo”, monk (d. c. 824)
  • Saint Eulogio of Córdoba, priest and martyr (f. 859)
  • Blessed John the Baptist of Fabriano Righi, priest (d. 1539)
  • Blessed Thomas Atkinson, priest and martyr (d. 1616)
  • Blessed John Kearney, priest and martyr (d. 1653)
  • Saint Dominic Câm, priest and martyr (d. 1859)
  • Saints Marcos Chng Ui-ba and Alejo U Se-yong, martyrs (d. 1866).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

March 11 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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