On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1869

Historical Events

  • The West first learns of the Giant Panda via French missionary Armand David who receives a skin from a hunter

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher & writer, dies at 65
1869 Highlights

About March 11, 1869

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces