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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1944

Michael G Oxley, (Rep-R-OH, 1981- )

Birth
1944

Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha)

Birth
1944

Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies

Death
1944

Bert Greene, golfer

Birth
1944

U-424 sunk off Ireland

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1944

German troops reconquer Aprilia Italy

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1945

Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill and Stalin

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1945

J S H Lokerman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Neugengamme

Death
1945

Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru The Tulips), dies at 53

Death
1945

1st gas turbine propeller-driven airplane flight tested, Downey, CA

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1946

Timothy Chambers, pediatrician

Birth
1946

M C Walker, CEO (Iceland Frozen Foods)

Birth
1948

Billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140

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1948

Sue Bernard, Los Angeles CA, playmate (Dec, 1966)

Birth
1948

Test Cricket debut of Frank Worrell, v England Port-of-Spain

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1948

John Costello follows Eamon Da Valera as premier of Ireland

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1948

Sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50

Death
1949

Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)

Birth
1949

Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title

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1950

"Rag Mop" by The Ames Brothers hit #1

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1950

Clarence Ellis, NFLer

Birth
1950

Rochelle Fleming, US soul vocalist (First Choice, Smarty Pants)

Birth
1950

Johanna E "Joke" Beerens, actress (Schipper Next to God)

Birth
1950

Earnest Jim Istook, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)

Birth
1951

Kwame Nkrumah wins 1st parliamentary election on Gold coast (Ghana)

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