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 This day in History - October 11
363 Historic Events for October 11
1979

German DR frees dissidents Rudolf Bahro and Nico Hubner

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1980

Cosmonauts Popov and Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days

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1980

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1980

Dallas Mavericks 1st game at Reunion Arena beat San Antonio 103-92

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1981

Expos beat Phillies, 3 games to 2, in NLCS

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1981

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

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1981

Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum

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1981

Yanks beat Brewers 7-3 and win only Eastern Championship Series

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1981

LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)

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1982

Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire

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1982

English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England

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1982

16th Country Music Assn Award: Willie Nelson and Ricky Skagg

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1983

Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial

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1984

Khanderao M Rangnekar, cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies

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1984

1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)

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1984

VP candidate debate-Graldine Ferraro (D) and George Bush (R)

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1984

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," premieres in NYC

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1984

NASA launches space vehicle S-208

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1984

Sid Carroll, cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies

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1985

Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

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1985

US intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists

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1985

Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer

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1985

Pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands

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1986

Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), dies at 51

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1986

Reagan and Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Reykjavik, Iceland

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