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Notable Historical Events for February 11th

200749th Grammy Awards: Not Ready To Make Nice, Carrie Underwood wins

1990Nelson Mandela released after 27 years imprisonment in South Africa

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

1957NHL Players Association forms (NYC), Red Wings' Ted Lindsay elected president

1945Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill & Stalin

197825th hat trick in Islander history-Denis Potvin

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

1768Samuel Adams letter, circulates around American colonies, opposing Townshend Act taxes

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

1543Karel/Henry VIII sign anti-French covenant

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Notable Birthdays on February 11th

1800William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on February 11th

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

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

1810French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria

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

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

1989MLB pitcher Dave Righetti (30) weds Kandice Owen

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Notable Deaths on February 11th

1963Sylvia Plath, American poet/novelist (Ariel), commits suicide at 30

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

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