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11 October

1138 – Syria – Earthquake, epicentre in Aleppo, estimated 230,000 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1138_Aleppo_earthquake

1303 – Rome – Pope Boniface VIII died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Boniface_VIII

1531 – Switzerland – Battle of Kappel (Second War of Kappel). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_War_of_Kappel#Battle_of_Kappel

1634 – Germany – Burchardi flood, up to 15,000 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burchardi_flood

1649 – Ireland – Sack of Wexford ended (Irish Confederate Wars). http://bcw-project.org/military/third-civil-war/cromwell-in-ireland/wexford

1727 – GB – Coronation of George II and Caroline of Ansbach. http://www.britroyals.com/kings.asp?id=george2

1776 – USA – Battle of Valcour Island (American Revolutionary War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Valcour_Island


1797 – Holland – Battle of Camperdown (French Revolutionary War). https://youtu.be/ORjlChh0WhA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Camperdown

1811 – USA – Steamship Juliana began service between New York City and Hoboken. http://www.stevens.edu/sit/about/steamboats.cfm


1865 – Jamaica – Morant Bay rebellion started. https://youtu.be/BEH7fBz4K00 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morant_Bay_rebellion

1899 – South Africa – Second Boer War began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War

1918 – Puerto Rico – Earthquake measuring 7.5Mw, followed by tsunami, 116 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1918_San_Ferm%C3%ADn_earthquake

1922 – Anatolia – Greco-Turkish War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greco-Turkish_War_(1919%E2%80%9322)

1922 – Ottoman Empire – Turkish War of Independence ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_War_of_Independence

1941 – Macedonia – National Liberation War began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II_in_Yugoslav_Macedonia

1942 – Solomon Islands – Battle of Cape Esperance began (WWII). http://www.history.navy.mil/research/library/online-reading-room/title-list-alphabetically/s/solomon-islands-campaign-iv-battle-of-cape-esperance.html

1944 – Brazil – NAB plane crashed near Pirapora Airport, MG, 10 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441011-1

1944 – Australia – Qantas plane crashed at Sydney Harbour-Rose Bay SPB, NSW, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441011-2

1945 – UK – RCAF plane crashed at Down Ampney RAF Station, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451011-1

1951 – Brazil – FAB plane crashed at Conceição do Araguaia, PA, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19511011-0

1951 – USSR – Aeroflot plane crashed near Art. Bogdanovic, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19511011-1

1954 – Thailand – RTAF plane crashed at Bangkok International Airport, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19541011-0

1958 – USA – Pioneer 1 launched. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1958-007A

1968 – USA – Appollo 7 launched. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo7.html


1969 – USA – Days of Rage ended. https://youtu.be/Y8AnF2RkMV8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Days_of_Rage


1982 – England – The wreck of the Mary Rose was raised from the Solent, off Portsmouth. https://youtu.be/5XhbXKE6aTc http://www.maryrose.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Rose#Raising_the_ship

1984 – USSR – Aeroflot Flight 3352 crashed at Omsk Airport, 178 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19841011-0

1987 – Sri Lanka – Operation Pawan began (Sri Lankan Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Pawan

1996 – Estonia – Pala Accident, 8 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pala_accident

2000 – USA – Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-92) launched. https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-92.html  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-92

2002 – Finland – Bomb attack in shopping mall in Vantaa, 7 killed. http://murderpedia.org/male.G/g/gerdt-petri.htm

2008 – Russia – Earthquake measuring 5.8Mw, epicentre in Chechnya, 13 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Chechnya_earthquake

York

1727 – Mansion House staged first public entertainment, although building work not completed.