What Happened on February 11, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st baseball arbitration Twins pitcher Dick Woodson seeking $29,000 wins, Twins offered $23,000
  • Dick Woodson is 1st of 48 to invoke baseball's new arbitration rule

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Kissinger unveils Nixon Administration's seven-point "Project Independence" plan to make the U.S. energy independent

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger
Politician, statesman
Henry Kissinger
  • Libya nationalizes three US oil companies that had not agreed to 51 percent nationalization in September
  • Titan-Centaur rocket test launch fails

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Jones, American radio host
  • Brian Newman, guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • D'Angelo, American singer
  • Jaroslav Špaček, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998), born in Rokycany, Czechoslovakia
  • Ronnie Ward, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Wally Richardson, quarterback (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Zain Verjee, American newsreporter

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85