Historical Events for March 2011
Events 1 - 11 of 11
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
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 - An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
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
Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor 22nd - Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty for misdemeanors of sexual misconduct and is sentenced to six years probation
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