This Day in History: March 11

On this day, March 11 …

2019: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is quoted in the Washington Post as saying she is not in favor of impeaching President Trump because it would be too divisive, saying he’s “just not worth it.” (Trump would be impeached nine months later, on Dec. 18, 2019.)

Also on this day:

  • 1513: Giovanni de’ Medici is proclaimed pope, succeeding Julius II; he takes the name Leo X Download the Adobe Creative Cloud app.
  • 1888: The Blizzard of ’88, also known as the “Great White Hurricane,” begins its onslaught on the northeastern United States, resulting in some 400 deaths 유치원 이력서 다운로드.
  • 1918: The first apparent confirmed U.S. cases of a deadly global flu pandemic are reported among U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Riley, Kan stopwatch program. (The worldwide outbreak of influenza would kill an estimated 20 million to 40 million people.)
  • 1935: The Bank of Canada begins operations Download the camera 360 app.
  • 1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Bill, which would provide war supplies to countries fighting the Axis powers in World War II 혹시 모르니까 다운로드.
  • 1954: The U.S. Army charges that Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., and his subcommittee’s chief counsel, Roy Cohn, have exerted pressure to obtain favored treatment for Pvt Three Kingdoms UVision. G. David Schine, a former consultant to the subcommittee. (The conflict would culminate in the Senate Army-McCarthy hearings that April through June.)
  • 1959: The Lorraine Hansberry drama “A Raisin in the Sun” opens at New York City’s Ethel Barrymore Theater Download ball roll.
  • 1977: More than 130 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims are freed after ambassadors from three Islamic nations joined the negotiations DualLinks.
  • 1985: Mikhail S. Gorbachev is chosen to succeed the late Konstantin U. Chernenko as general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party 에버미디어 다운로드.
  • 1993: Janet Reno is unanimously confirmed by the Senate to be U.S. attorney general.
  • 2003: After a four-day walkout that cost New York City $10 million, Broadway musicians settle the first strike on the Great White Way in nearly 30 years TreasureHunter Claire.
  • 2004: Ten bombs explode in quick succession across the commuter rail network in Madrid, Spain, killing 191 people in an attack linked to al-Qaeda-inspired militants.
  • 2011: A magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami strike Japan’s northeastern coast, killing nearly 20,000 people and severely damaging the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station.
  • 2014: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, says the CIA interfered with a congressional investigation into the agency’s possible use of torture in terror probes during the Bush administration.
  • 2019: The Trump administration proposes a $7.1 billion funding cut to the Department of Education.

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