Hey aspirants, go through the article to know about the happenings and events that held on 11 October in India and around the world.

  • In 1912, The Greek army liberated the city of Kozani in the first Balkan War.
  • Albert Einstein wrote a letter to US President Roosevelt in which he urged the need to develop the U.S. atomic program rapidly in 1939. 
  • NASA launched the lunar probe Pioneer 1 in 1958. It was unfortunate that the probe fell back on the earth and got burned.
  • The first 3-man space mission, Apollo-7,  was launched by NASA from Cape Canaveral in 1968.
  • Harold Wilson's labour government won the general election of UK in 1974. 
  • Mario Lemieux debuted in National Hockey League in 1984 against Boston Bruins. 
  • In 1987, Indian Peacekeeping force began Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka. The operation was done to take Jaffna under control by disarming Liberations Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
  • The Center for Urban Archaeology was opened in NYC south street seaport Museum on 11/10/1990.
  • UP's BJP Government acquired disputed Ayodhya Land in 1991.
  • Iraqi troops started to move in the north direction, away from Kuwaiti border in 1994.
  • Richard Holbrooke met again with president Milosevic in 1998 making an effort to avoid NATO attacks on Serbia. 
  • NASA launched its 100th space shuttle mission, STS-92 in the year 2000.
  • In 2002, Jimmy Carter, the former president was awarded Nobel peace prize for ending the middle east conflict and acting as a mediator between Israel and Egypt.
  • A person named Luc Costermans from Belgium set the world land speed record for blind drivers in 2008. 
  • Krishna Poonia won India's first Commonwealth games athletics gold medal in 52 years in the year 2010.

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