1999 – Infosys Company is the first Indian company to come in the list of NASDAQ International Stock Exchange.
2001 – Pullela Gopichand becomes world champion in badminton
2001 – United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan visits four countries of Asia beginning from Pakistan, agreeing with India’s stand on Annan Kashmir, the Taliban rejected the request of Annan in relation to the destruction of Buddhist statues.
2004 – In the bomb blasts at three railway stations in the capital of Madrid, 190 people were killed, about 1,200 were injured.
2006 – The Greek Parliament passed the legislation allowing cremation by majority.
2007 – Sunita Chakraborty completes 2,012 kilometers of journey from Kolkata to Wagah and completes seven days in the reverse gear.
2008 – 57 members of the 8th Legislative Assembly took oath in Meghalaya.
2008 – Appropriation Bill passed by sound vote in both the houses of Uttar Pradesh.
2008 – 26 killed in two suicide bombers in Pakistan’s Lahore
2008 – American Space Agency NASA’s Yan Endeavor flies towards the space station.
2011- Indian Defense Scientists have successfully tested the Dhanush and Earth missiles killing 350 kilometers away on Orissa’s coast.
2011 – Thousands of people were killed and earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the Fukushima nuclear plant collapsed.
Born on 11th March
1915 – Vijay Hazare – India’s known cricketer.
1925 – Madan Singh Matawale – One of the prominent persons struggling with Hyderabad State.
1927 – V. Shanta – Ramon Magsaysay Award Winning Indian Female Doctor.
1942 – Amarinder Singh – Chief Minister of Punjab.
1961 – Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Death on 11th March
1689 – Aurangzeb killed Shivaji’s son Sambhaji.
1980 – Chandrabhanu Gupta – The famous freedom fighter and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Important Opportunities and Celebrations of March 11