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Notable Historical Events for February 11th

1575King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe

2013Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation from February 28, the first pope to resign since 1415

2011Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.

1974Henry Kissinger unveils Nixon Administration's seven-point "Project Independence" plan to make the U.S. energy independent

1993Janet Reno selected by President Clinton as US Attorney General

1973Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Naples-Lely Golf Classic

1941Lt-Gen Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli

1896Oscar Wilde's "Salome," premieres in Paris

55Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.

1966SF Giant Willie Mays signs highest contract, $130,000 per year

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Notable Birthdays on February 11th

1917Sidney Sheldon, novelist (1947 Academy Award, 1959 Tony, Bloodline)

1847Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)

1800William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer

1812Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, died in 1883

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Notable Weddings on February 11th

1989MLB pitcher Dave Righetti (30) weds Kandice Owen

1972Playwright Tom Stoppard (34) weds doctor/author Miriam Moore-Robinson (34)

1905Novelist Thomas Mann (29) weds Katia Pringsheim (21) in Munich, Germany

1995Tennis star Yannick Noah (34) weds Victoria's Secret model Heather Stewart-Whyte (25) in France

1902US military leader George Marshall (22) weds Elizabeth Carter Coles in San Antonio, Texas

1965Beatle Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox

February 11th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on February 11th

2006Peter Benchley, American author, dies at 65

2012Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

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