On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Tokelau (Union) Islands in South Pacific transfers to NZ

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Gibson, British conductor and founder of the Scottish Opera, born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 1995)
  • Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), born in Regina, Saskatchewan (d. 2010)
  • Paul Bocuse, French great chef (Legion of Honor), born in Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France (d. 2018)