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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
1917

British troops occupy Baghdad

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1917

1st NHL championship game ever played, Toronto Arenas beats Montreal Canadiens 7-3 in 1st of 2 game set (second game on March 13)

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1917

GE G”ran Schildt, Finnish art historian/writer (Solb†ten)

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1918

Save the Redwoods League founded

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1918

Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia

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1919

Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader

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1919

Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36

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1919

General strike in Germany, crushed

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1920

Henry Marking, CEO (British Airways)

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1920

Kenneth Dover, chancellor (St Andrews University)

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1920

D J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)

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1921

F[rancis] M[arion] Busby Jr, US, sci-fi author (Star Rebel)

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1921

Astor Piazzolla, Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)

Birth
1921

Sherburne W Burnham, US astronomer (binary stars), dies at 83

Death
1922

Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games

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1922

Vinnette Carroll, NYC, actress (Alice's Restaurant, Reivers)

Birth
1922

Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)

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1922

Thom Kelling, Dutch singer/guitarist (Programa de Manha)

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1923

Terry Alexander, London, actor (Tony-Behind the Scenes)

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1923

A Louise Brough Clapp, Okla, tennis player (4 time Wimbledon champ)

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1923

A X Gwerder, writer

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1923

Ad[rianus C] de Besten, Dutch literary (River Basin)

Birth
1923

Morschi Mirando, [Thomas Weiss], German/Dutch gypsy artist

Birth
1924

Eden Phillpotts' "Farmer's Wife," premieres in London

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1924

NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games

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