On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ashes of Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry are launched into space

KnightedKnighthood

Beatle Paul McCartney knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • San Francisco Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Weisgall, American composer (4 Impressions), dies at 84
  • Lars Ahlin, Swedish writer (My Death is My Own), dies at 81