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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
1985

Mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader

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1986

Japanese probe Sakigake flies by Halley's Comet at 6.8 million km

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1986

Islander Mike Bossy, 1st NHLer to score 50 goals in 9 straight seasons

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1986

187.27 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

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1986

1 million days since traditional foundation of Rome, 4/21/753 BC

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1986

12th People's Choice Awards

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1986

NFL adopts instant replay rule

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1987

[Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74

Death
1987

Wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point

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1988

Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire

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1988

Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74

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1988

œ note ceases to be legal tender, replaced by œ coin

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1989

Johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57

Death
1990

Maggie Will wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International

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1990

Lithuania declares it's Independence

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1990

16th People's Choice Awards

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1991

John Smith, amateur wrestler, wins James E Sullivan Award

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1991

Monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's streak of 186 weeks ranked as #1

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1991

Janet Jackson signs $40M 3 album deal with Virgin records

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1992

Heinz Khn, PM (Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany), dies at 80

Death
1992

Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48

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1992

Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79

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1992

David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41

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1993

Dino Bravo, wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44

Death
1993

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Prague won by Kurt Browning CAN

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