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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1971

Whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria

Death
1971

Montreal Canadien John Believau scores his 500th NHL goal

Event
1972

Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80

Death
1972

Dennis Iliohan, Dutch soccer player (FC Lisse, ADO Den Haag)

Birth
1973

Tom Tumulty, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)

Birth
1973

Hans D Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65

Death
1973

Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row

Event
1973

1st sub 17-min 1,500m female free style swim (Shane Gould 16m56.9s)

Event
1973

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic

Event
1973

1st one-day international for Pakistan and NZ

Event
1974

Wally Richardson, quarterback (Baltimore Ravens)

Birth
1974

Brian Newman, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1974

Ronnie Ward, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1974

Anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell and Son), dies at 85

Death
1974

Dick Woodson is 1st of 48 to invoke baseball's new arbitration rule

Event
1974

Titan-Centaur Test launch fails

Event
1974

1st baseball arbitration Twins pitcher Dick Woodson seeking $29,000 wins, Twins offered $23,000

Event
1975

Kim Weir, Miss USA-Nebraska (1997)

Birth
1975

Jacque Vaughn, NBA guard (Utah Jazz)

Birth
1975

Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for Conservative leadership

Event
1975

Chuck Watanabe, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies

Death
1976

Tony Battie, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)

Birth
1976

Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black secretary of Army

Event
1976

Lee J Cobb, actor (12 Angry Men, On the Waterfront), dies at 64

Death