Welcome to the dates dictonery

The complete guide for learning what happened on a specific date, fun and crazy facts, holidays and speial events that heppend on any day.

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what-happened-on gives you almost all the interesting facts there is to know about any date from the day you were born until today!
Interesting facts, strange holidays and event that you could never have imagined exist.
Look for your birthday page or your loved ones birthday page and you'll be surprise the things you'll find there.
Instead of wasting your free time what-happened-on will wait for you with some awesome facts and fun things to learn each and every day.
Feel free to even leave a comment on your favorites days or just say congrats to your loved ones on their birthday wall.


Clichés are both predictable and annoying. However, they can also be amusing,so why not take advantage of Cliché Day to have a bit of fun?
Sandwich Day celebrates the ultimate convenience food. Why not try something a little different in your lunchbox today?
Although Jellyfish Day may sound a bit odd to some, it only makes sense to celebrate an invertebrate that has been on this earth for million of years longer...
If you believe that you are not as appreciated as you should be for your efforts, Housewife Day is the perfect holiday for you to let it go and enjoy yourself.

History Facts:

03-11-1620 Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
03-11-1903 Columbia grants Panama independence
03-11-1917 1st Class Mail now costs 3›
03-11-1918 Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
03-11-1930 Bank of Italy becomes Bank of America
03-11-1930 Detroit-Windsor tunnel opens-1st vehicular tunnel to foreign country
03-11-1952 Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
03-11-1953 1st live color coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)
03-11-1955 1st virus crystallized (announced)
03-11-1956 Wizard of Oz 1st televised
03-11-1957 USSR launches Laika 1st animal in orbit
03-11-1973 Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics 1st mission to Mercury
03-11-1978 UK grants Dominica independence (Natl Day)
03-11-1979 63 Americans taken hostage at American Embassy (Teheran Iran)
03-11-1986 Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran

Famous Birthdays:

03-11-1718 John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor of same
03-11-1794 William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)
03-11-1801 Karl Baedeker, German publisher of travel books
03-11-1901 Andre Malraux, French novelist and art historian
03-11-1908 Bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears)
03-11-1909 James Reston, columnist (NY Times)
03-11-1918 Bob Feller, pitcher
03-11-1918 Russell B. Long, (D-Sen-La)
03-11-1922 Charles Bronson, Actor
03-11-1930 William H. Dana, X-15 pilot
03-11-1933 Ken Berry, Actor, dancer, TV personality
03-11-1933 Michael S. Dukakis, (D-Gov-Mass)
03-11-1933 Monica Vitti, in Rome Italy
03-11-1937 Paula Wayne
03-11-1948 Lulu, in Glasgow Scotland - To Sir With Love
03-11-1949 Larry Holmes, boxer
03-11-1954 Adam Ant, punk rocker
03-11-1959 Dolph Lundgren, (Rocky IV)