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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1982

Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through

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1983

"Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" and "Buckingham Blues" debut LP

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1983

4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))

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1984

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11

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1984

10th space shuttle mission (41-B)-Challenger 4-returns to Earth

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1985

Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer, dies at 68

Death
1985

Henry Hathaway, actor/director (Nob Hill), dies of heart attack at 86

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1985

Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83

Death
1985

Kent Hrbek signs 5-year, $6 million contract with Minn Twins

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1985

Jordan king Hussein and PLO leader Arafat sign accord

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1985

Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, NZ still wins

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1986

Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq

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1986

Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup

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1986

Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country

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1986

Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65

Death
1987

British Airways begins trading stocks

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1987

England beat Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup

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1987

Philippines constitution goes into effect

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1987

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1988

Anthony M Kennedy appointed to Supreme Court

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1989

George O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71

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1989

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

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1989

Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated 1st female bishop (Episcopalian)

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1990

40th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-113 at Miami

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1990

James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson to win heavyweight boxing crown

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