What happened this day in history March 11, 2011

What are the important events that happened on March 11, 2011? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 11, 2011: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 11, 2011 is the 70th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 295 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 26, 2011 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,299,801,600 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘heptacontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $336.60. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 11, 2011 Historical Events

  • 2011
    An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.

Who died on March 11, 2011?

  • 2011
    Gary Wichard, American professional sports agent (b. 1950)

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