Historical Events in March 2011

  • 1st Tomb of a 700 year old female mummy, discovered by road workers, opened in Taizhou, Jiangsu, China
  • 4th 42nd NAACP Image Awards: "For Colored Girls" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

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7th Charlie Sheen is fired from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men"

  • 9th Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
  • 11th 9.0 magnitude earthquake strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people and causing the second worst nuclear accident in history
  • 12th A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after Japan's earthquake.
  • 12th 32nd Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: #9 Connecticut beats #3 Louisville, 69-66
  • 13th 58th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #5 Duke beats #6 North Carolina, 75-58
  • 13th 52nd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 70-54

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22nd Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty for misdemeanors of sexual misconduct and is sentenced to six years probation

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor
  • 30th The global credit information group Experian highlight in a report that the economic recovery for Wales is slower than the rest of the UK, stating a forecasted growth of 1.6% per year over the next decade as compared to 2.2% for the rest of the United Kingdom