Check out below about Today in History India 11 March in Indian history or March 11 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 11 March in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on March 11
1886, 11th March: Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi was awarded a doctorate from the University of Philadelphia.
1889, 11th March: Pandita Ramabai started Shardasadan in Mumbai for widows.
1984, 11th March: Oahili modern ship Jalusha launched at Visakhapatnam.
1999, 11th March: Infosys became the first Indian company to gain ground on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
2001, 11th March: Indian Badminton player P Gopichand won the All England Badminton Championship after 21 years.
2001, 11th March: Harbhajan Singh became the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. He did it against Australia.
2011, 11th March: A magnitude 8.9 earthquake east of Sendai in Japan triggered a tsunami. It killed thousands of people in Japan.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 11
1840: Dwijendranath Tagore, an Indian poet, musician, philosopher, and mathematician.
1863: Sayajirao Gaekwad III, the Maharaja of Baroda.
1915: Vijay Hazare, Former an Indian cricketer.
1916: Harold Wilson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1942: Captain Amarinder Singh, an Indian politician and military historian serving as the 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab.
1966: Mohit Chauhan, an Indian playback singer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 11
1689: Sambhaji Bhosale, the second ruler of the Maratha kingdom.
1955: Sir Alexander Fleming, a Scottish physician, and microbiologist.
1957: Richard Byrd Jr., an American naval officer, and explorer.
1965: Gaurishankar Govardhanram Joshi, pen name Dhumaketu, an Indian Gujarati-language writer.
1971: Philo Farnsworth, an American inventor and television pioneer.