To help competitive exam aspirants, safalta team is bringing the most important historic events of history everyday. As an addition to it, here are the important events that took place on 11 Oct in India and around the world.
- Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sighted Watling Island in the Bahamas in 1492. He claimed to find Asia while attempting to find a Western ocean route to India.
- Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen in 1810.
- The first amateur golf tournament was held In Newport, RI in 1895.
- Construction of the Holland Tunnel began 1920, it opened on 13 November 1927.
- The first video memoirs by a U.S. president were made in 1961.
- The Soviet Union launched Voskhod 1 into orbit around the Earth in 1964. It was the first space flight to be performed without space suits.
- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a statutory federal ban on the destruction of the American flag in 1989.
- The play "Mixed Emotions" opened at the John Golden Theatre in 1993.
- Haitian military leader Raoul Cedras was granted political asylum by Panama in 1994.
- The Magellan space probe ended its four-year mission to Venus for the purpose of mapping in 1994.
- The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Online Copyright Bill in 1998.
- Rob Reiner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.
- Pervez Musharraf seized power in a bloodless coup that toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan, in 1999.
- It was announced that Dell was buying EMC for around $67 billion in 2015.
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