What Happened on February 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

ReplacementLeadership Contest

Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for leadership of the British Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Tv drama “Sarah T: Portrait of A Teenage Alcoholic”, starring Linda Blair, premieres on US network NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Lally, American race car driver
  • Chuck Watanabe, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Jacque Vaughn, NBA guard (Utah Jazz)
  • Kim Weir, Miss USA-Nebraska (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Ratsimandrava, Malagasy soldier and statesman, assassinated (b. 1931)