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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1914

Matt Dennis, Seattle Wash, vocalist (Matt Dennis Show)

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1914

French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer

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1914

Menelaos Pallantios, composer

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1914

Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam

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1915

Patrick Leigh Fermor, author

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1915

Mervyn Levy, artist/critic

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1915

Haakon Stotijn, Dutch oboist (VARA Orch, Orkestgebouw Orch)

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1916

Emma Goldman arrested for lecturing on birth control

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1916

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents its 1st concert

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1916

Bernice Levin Neugarten, social scientist/gerontologist

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1917

Sidney Sheldon, novelist (1947 Academy Award, 1959 Tony, Bloodline)

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1917

Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer

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1919

Gretchen Fraser, Tacoma Wash, slalom skier (Olympic-gold-1948)

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1919

Friedrich Ebert (SPD), elected president of Germany

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1920

Billy Halop, NYC, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family)

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1920

Daniel F[rancis] Galouye, US, sci-fi author (Dark Universe, Last Leap)

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1920

Farouk I, Cairo, last King of Egypt (1936-52)

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1920

Paul Peter Piech, artist

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1921

Ambassador Theater opens at 215 W 49th St NYC

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1921

Eva Gabor, Budapest Hungary, actress (Lisa-Green Acres, Gigi)

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1921

Lloyd Bentsen, (Sen-D-TX, 1971- )/1989 Dem VP nominee)

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1922

Tudor Jarda, composer

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1922

US intervention army leaves Honduras

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1922

Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67

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1922

"April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1

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