On This Day

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

US Secretary of State and Political Scientist Henry Kissinger
US Secretary of State and Political Scientist
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 [Emeric], American radio host and conspiracy theorist (InfoWars, PrisonPlanet), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Brian Newman, US football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • D'Angelo [Michael Eugene Archer], American singer, songwriter, and record producer, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jaroslav Špaček, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Rokycany, Czechoslovakia
  • Ronnie Ward, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Wally Richardson, NFL quarterback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Orangeburg, United States
  • Zain Verjee, Kenyan-born journalist, born in Nairobi, Kenya

Famous Deaths

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