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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1903

Hans Redlich, composer

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1903

Rex Lease, WV, actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand)

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1903

Anton Bruckner's 9th Symfonie premieres in Vienna

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1904

Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79)

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1904

Keith Holyoake, New Zealand PM (1960-72)

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1905

James Blackstone, Seattle, bowls 299«-last pin breaks but stands

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1905

Pope Pius X publishes encyclical Vehementer nos

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1905

Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indonesian writer (Camp diary)

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1906

Denis Barnett, British air chief marshal

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1907

Passenger ship Larchmont sinks by Block Island, 322 die

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1907

Peter J Savelberg, Dutch Limbourg monastery founder, dies at 80

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1907

De Master's Dutch govt resigns

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1907

E W Swanton, author and sports commentator

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1908

Australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England

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1908

Heemskerk's govt begins in Holland

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1908

Josh White, rocker

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1908

Sutan Takdir Alishahbana, Indonesian linguistic/author/novelist

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1908

Vivian [Ernest] Fuchs, geologist/explorer (British Antarctic Survey)

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1909

Joseph L Mankiewicz, Wilkes-Barre PA, film writer/director (Sleuth)

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1909

Max Baer, Omaha Nebraska, heavyweight boxing champ (1934-35)

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1911

Albert von Rothschild, baron/Austrian banker, dies at 66

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1911

Alec Cairncross, chancellor (Glasgow U)

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1912

Roy Fuller, England, poet/novelist (Lost Season)

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1912

Rudolf Firkusny, Napajedla Czechoslovakia, pianist (Julliard)

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1913

Lucio Diestro San Pedro, composer

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