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

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew "Andy" Lally, US sports car and stock car racing driver, born in Northport, New York
  • Chuck Watanabe, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Jacque Vaughn, NBA guard (Utah Jazz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Kim Weir, Miss USA-Nebraska (1997)

Famous Deaths

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