What Happened on February 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 26.37 cm (10.38") of rainfall, Mt Washington, NH (state 24-hr rec)
  • Japan becomes 4th nation to put a satellite (Osumi) in orbit
  • John Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting South African rugby team playing in Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistair Brown, cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996)
  • Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish musician
  • Jason Allyn Scott, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87