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 This day in History - February 11
461 Historic Events for February 11
1931

Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), dies at 76

Death
1932

Dennis Skinner, MP

Birth
1932

Jerome Lowenthal, Phila, pianist/prof (Jerusalem Academy of Music)

Birth
1932

73øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in February

Event
1934

Mary Quant, Kent England, fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look)

Birth
1934

Patrick Holmes Sellors, ophthalmologist

Birth
1934

Tina Louise, NYC, actress (Ginger-Gilligan's Island, Julie-Dallas)

Birth
1934

John Surtees, British race car driver

Birth
1934

Francesco Pennisi, composer

Birth
1935

Bent Lorentzen, composer

Birth
1935

-11øF (-24øC), Ifrane, Morocco (African record low)

Event
1935

1st US airplane flight with auto slung beneath fuselage, NY

Event
1935

Gene Vincent, Norfolk Va, rock guitarist/vocalist (Be-Bop-A-Lula)

Birth
1936

Pumping begins to build Treasure Island in SF Bay

Event
1936

Burt Reynolds, Mich, actor (Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball)

Birth
1937

Peter Lashley, cricketer (4 Tests for West Indies 1960-66)

Birth
1937

Marilyn Butler, Rector (Exeter College-Oxford)

Birth
1937

44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends

Event
1937

Bill Lawry, cricketer (dour Australian lefty opener, Can talk a bit)

Birth
1937

Lodewijk Boer, Dutch violinist/playwright (The Family)

Birth
1938

Yevgeniy Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1938

Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to become wrestling champ

Event
1938

Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer

Birth
1938

Manuel Antonio Noriega, Panamanian general/dictator (-1990)

Birth
1938

Bevan Congdon, cricketer (NZ batsman of 60s and 70s)

Birth