1794 – First session of United States Senate open to the public on the 11th February 1794.
1935 – Gene Vincent the American singer and guitarist was born on the 11th February 1935 (died 1971).
1936 – Burt Reynolds the American actor and director was born on the 11th February 1936.
1938 – BBC Television produced the world’s 1st ever science fiction television program on the 11th February 1938, an adaptation of a section of the Karel Čapek play R.U.R., that coined the term robot.
1959 – Deborah Meaden the English businesswoman was born on the 11th February 1959.
1962 – Sheryl Crow the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress was born on the 11th February 1962.
1969 ~ Alex Papps the Greek-born Australian actor and television host was born on the 11th February 1969.
1971 – 87 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union, signed the Seabed Arms Control Treaty on the 11th February 1971, outlawing nuclear weapons on the ocean floor in international waters.
1974 – Alex Jones the American radio host and author was born on the 11th February 1974.
1996 ~ Ballykissangel the BBC television drama set in Ireland, was first broadcast on the 11th February 1996, until the 15th April 2001. The show was filmed in Avoca and Enniskerry in County Wicklow. YouTube video: Ballykissangel – Opening Theme…
2011 ~ Just Go with It the American romantic comedy film was released on the 11th February 2011.
2014 ~SHiRLEY TEMPLE the American actress, singer and dancer died on the 11th February 2014, aged 85 (born in Santa Monica, California on 23rd April 1928). Shirley Temple was best known for her movie roles in Bright Eyes, The Little Colonel, Curly Top, Wee Willie Winkie, Heidi, A Little Princess, The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, and Fort Apache. YouTube video: Shirley Temple : Animal Crackers In My Soup Extended Version…
Today in History for the 11th February video produced by Associated Press