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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1889

John Mills, dancer (Mills Brothers)

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1890

John P M L de Vries, fairy tale writer

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1891

J W Hearne, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for England in 24 Tests)

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1892

Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer, dies at 63

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1893

Johan C P Alberts, Dutch literary (Festival)

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1894

Alfonso Leng, composer

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1894

Isaac M Kolthoff, chemist (Massenanalyse)

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1894

Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70

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1895

-17øF (-27.2øC) in Braemar, Grampian (UK record)

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1895

Georgetown became part of Wash DC

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1895

Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer

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1896

Else Lasker-Schler, writer

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1896

Oscar Wildes "Salom‚," premieres in Paris

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1897

Yves de La Casiniere, composer

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1897

White Rose Mission opens on East 97th Street, NYC

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1898

Owen Smith of NC, AME Zion minister, named minister to Liberia

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1898

Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist

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1899

-61øF, Montana (record low temperature)

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1899

-15øF (-26øC), Washington, DC (district record)

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1899

George Morgan, 1st English motorist to die in an motor accident, dies

Death
1900

Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher

Birth
1900

Thomas Hitchcock Jr, great polo player (Westchester Cup 1924,27,30,39)

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1901

Milan I, king of Serbia, dies at 56

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1902

Police beats up universal suffrage demonstrators in Brussels

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1903

Henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67

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