On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 2011

Historical Events

  • 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 at Fukushima nuclear plant

Famous Deaths

  • Loleatta Holloway, American disco singer ("Love Sensation"), dies of heart failure at 64
2011 Highlights

About March 11, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces