October 11

History events
1285 — (11rd of Cheshvan, 5046) Following a false charge that the Jews had purchased a Christian child from an old woman and then killed, a mob in Munich attacked the Jews community. Those who escaped the mob took refuge in the synagogue which the mob then burned killing 180 Jews
1937 — (6rd of Cheshvan, 5698) The Palestine Post published an extensive report on the deteriorating condition of Jews in Poland and German Upper Silesia. ….. According to Alexander Kahn, the vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee in Poland, entire Jewish communities in towns and villages were subjected to unspeakable brutalities of local nationalists, anti-Semites and hooligans. There were riots at the Vilna and Lvov universities where Jewish students were beaten and, when forced to seat on the left side, preferred to stand instead. The Polish administration welcomed an economic anti-Jewish boycott while trade organizations urged to create «a ghetto» for Jewish tradesmen in the markets. In the village of Mushlatova a Jewish merchant and his wife were murdered at night, the fifth such crime in that district
1938 — (16th of Tishrei, 5699) In Cairo, at the concluding session of the Moslem Congress, the Proposals Committee presented a resolution making nine demands on the British government including nullification of the Balfour Declaration, cessation of Jewish immigration into Palestine, an end to any plans to partition Palestine and end to the mandate which would mirror the earlier end to the British Mandate in Iraq
1941 — (20th of Tishrei, 5702) Нolocaust. A Jewish ghetto at Chernovtsy, Romania, is established; Thousands of Jews are murdered at Edineti, Romania
1945 — (4rd of Cheshvan, 5706) Early this morning, a group of armed Jewish attackers overpowered the guards at the British Army camp at Rehovot and stole a quantity of weapons and ammunition which they loaded into stolen trucks that were used to make a clean get—away
1973 — (15th of Tishrei, 5734) Yom Kippur War. ….. During the Yom Kippur War, after pushing Syrian troops from the Golan Heights, Israeli troops under General Raful Eitan counterattacked into Syrian territory. During the battle for the Golan, the Syrian army lost approximately 1,100 tanks. Some 3,500 Syrians were been killed, and 370 prisoners taken. At the end of the battle “a special paratroop unit led by a young officer called Yoni, made its way through Syrian-occupied territory, and in a dramatic rescue operation,” evacuated Lieutenant-Colonel Naty Yossi, who had led a gallant tank attack. The Yoni mentioned here is none other than Yoni Netenyahu, the man who will lose his life three years later on the rescue mission at Entebbe
2000 — (12th of Tishrei, 5761) Portions of the INS Dakar, the Israeli submarine that sank in 1968, were raised from the floor of the Mediterranean Sea.
2011 — (13th of Tishrei, 5772) Under the agreement, announced today, Israel is to free 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for its soldier, Gilad Shalit, held captive in Gaza for the past five years.

1926 — (3rd of Cheshvan, 5687) Twenty-eight year old Hymie Weiss, the north side mobster who was a rival of Al Capone was gunned down today
1973 — (15th of Tishrei, 5734) An F-4E Phantom carrying Kobi Hayun and Uri Arad was shot down by an Egyptian MiG-21; An F-4E Phantom carrying Yonatan Ofir and Eran was shot down by an Egyptian MIG-21; An F-4E Phantom carrying Asher Snir was shot down by a SAM or anti-aircraft batteries