MARCH 11 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1702 – The Daily CourantEngland’s first national daily newspaper was published for the first time on the 11th March 1702.

1888 – The Great Blizzard of 1888 began along the eastern seaboard of the United States on the 11th March 1888, shutting down commerce and killing over 400 people.

1931Rupert Murdoch the Australian American business magnate was born Keith Rupert Murdoch in Melbourne on the 11th March 1931. Rupert Murdoch’s verified Twitter account: www.twitter.com/RupertMurdoch

1948 – George Kooymans the Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist from Golden Earring was born on the 11th March 1948.

1955 – Nina Hagen the German singer-songwriter and actress was born on the 11th March 1955.

1957 – Cheryl Lynn the American singer-songwriter was born on the 11th March 1957.

1971 – Johnny Knoxville the American actor and producer was born on the 11th March 1971.

1979 – Benji Madden the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Good Charlotte was born on the 11th March 1979.

1979 – Joel Madden the American singer-songwriter  from Good Charlotte was born on the 11th March 1979.

1982 – Thora Birch the American actress was born on the 11th March 1982.

1990 – Lithuania declares itself independent from the Soviet Union on the 11th March 1990.

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