This day in history - February 11

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This day in history - February 11.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, February 11, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on February 11 were associated with events relating to the First Domestic Burning of Anthracite in the U.S., Valletta Stampede of 1823, Founding of University College London, First Performance of Donizetti's 'La Fille du Regiment', First Performance of Verdi's 'I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata', First Appearance of the Marian Apparition 'Our Lady at Lourdes', Signing of the Lateran Treaty, Victory of Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson, Release of Nelson Mandela and Death of Whitney houston. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Jesse Fell, Unfortunately Not Recorded, Leonard Horner, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Bernadette Soubirous, Pope Pius XI, Benito Mussolini, Victor Emmanuel III, Pietro Gasparri, Pope Pius XI, Mike Tyson, James Douglas, Nelson Mandela, F. W. De Klerk and Whitney Houston.

First Domestic Burning of Anthracite in the U.S. - February 11, 1808: On this day in history, February 11, 1808, important events took place today in Pennsylvania, USA, in respect of the First Domestic Burning of Anthracite in the U.S.. On February 11, 1808, Jesse Fell became the first person to burn anthracite as a domestic fuel. His experiment was carried out on an open grate, in a fireplace in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1808 were Jesse Fell. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: First Domestic Burning of Anthracite in the U.S. *** Date: February 11, 1808 *** Place: Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Valletta Stampede of 1823 - February 11, 1823: On this day in history, February 11, 1823, significant events took place today in Valletta, Malta, respecting the Valletta Stampede of 1823. Following a tradition at the Minori Osservanti convent in Valleta, bread was being handed out to poor children during the carnival on February 11, 1823. It was a time of famine and the queue of children was swelled by other adults and children wanting to get free bread. The queue went along a corridor with stairs towards an exit door. When a lamp went out, there was some pushing and children fell down the stairs and blocked the exit. the pushing continued and many children got caught in the resulting crush. It is estimated that 110 children died. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1823 were Unfortunately Not Recorded. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Valletta Stampede of 1823 *** Date: February 11, 1823 *** Place: Valletta, Malta *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of University College London - February 11, 1826: On this day in history, February 11, 1826, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Founding of University College London. London University was founded on February 11, 1826, with Leonard Horner as it's first Warden. It was founded as an alternative to Cambridge and Oxford universities and, in 1836, became University College, London. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1826 were Leonard Horner. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Founding of University College London *** Date: February 11, 1826 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Education *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Performance of Donizetti's 'La Fille du Regiment' - February 11, 1840: On this day in history, February 11, 1840, momentous events took place today in Paris, France, with regard to the First Performance of Donizetti's 'La Fille du Regiment'. The first performance of Gaetano Donizetti's 'La Fille du Regiment' took place at the Salle de la Bourse, in Paris, and was performed by the Parisian Opera Company 'Opera Comique' on February 11, 1840. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1840 were Gaetano Donizetti. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: First Performance of Donizetti's 'La Fille du Regiment' *** Date: February 11, 1840 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Performance of Verdi's 'I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata' - February 11, 1843: On this day in history, February 11, 1843, momentous events took place today in Milan, Italy, with regard to the First Performance of Verdi's 'I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata'. The first performance of Giuseppe Verdi's 'I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata' took place at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. It was revised in 1847 and became Verdi's Grand Opera 'Jerusalem'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1843 were Giuseppe Verdi. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: First Performance of Verdi's 'I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata' *** Date: February 11, 1843 *** Place: Milan, Italy *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Appearance of the Marian Apparition 'Our Lady at Lourdes' - February 11, 1858: On this day in history, February 11, 1858, momentous events took place today in Lourdes, France, with regard to the First Appearance of the Marian Apparition 'Our Lady at Lourdes'. On February 11, 1858, Bernadette Soubirous witnessed the first appearance of the Marian Appartion 'Our Lady at Lourdes'. Soubirous was later venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church and Canonized by Pope Pius XI. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1858 were Bernadette Soubirous, Pope Pius XI. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: First Appearance of the Marian Apparition 'Our Lady at Lourdes' *** Date: February 11, 1858 *** Place: Lourdes, France *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of the Lateran Treaty - February 11, 1929: On this day in history, February 11, 1929, crucial events took place today in Rome, Italy, relating to the Signing of the Lateran Treaty. The Lateran Treaty was an agreement between the Holy See and the Kindom of Italy that recognised the Vatican as an independent state. The Treaty was signed by Benito Mussolini on behalf of King Victor Emmanuel III, and Pietro Gasparri on behalf of Pope Pius XI. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1929 were Benito Mussolini, Victor Emmanuel III, Pietro Gasparri, Pope Pius XI. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Signing of the Lateran Treaty *** Date: February 11, 1929 *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Victory of Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson - February 11, 1990: On this day in history, February 11, 1990, important events took place today in Tokyo, Japan, surrounding the Victory of Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson. On February 11, 1990, James 'Buster' Douglas surprised the world when he defeated Mike Tyson to become the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion, in Tokyo, Japan. Tyson was unable to beat the count after being knocked down in round 10. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1990 were Mike Tyson, James Douglas. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Victory of Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson *** Date: February 11, 1990 *** Place: Tokyo, Japan *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of Nelson Mandela - February 11, 1990: On this day in history, February 11, 1990, critical events took place today in South Africa, regarding the Release of Nelson Mandela. ANC Deputy President Nelson Mandela was released from prison on February 11, 1990, after serving 27 years. His release came after South African President F. W. De Klerk relaxed laws on apartheid. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 1990 were Nelson Mandela, F. W. De Klerk. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Release of Nelson Mandela *** Date: February 11, 1990 *** Place: South Africa *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Whitney houston - February 11, 2012: On this day in history, February 11, 2012, crucial events took place today in California, USA, relating to the Death of Whitney houston. American singer and actress Whitney Houston sold approximately 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best selling pop artists of all time. On February 11, 2012, She was found dead in her bath, at the Beverly Hills Hotel, having drowned due to drug intoxication. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 11, 2012 were Whitney Houston. Facts on this day in History February 11: Events on this day in history: Death of Whitney houston *** Date: February 11, 2012 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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