On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1978

Historical Events

  • 16 Unification church couples wed in NYC

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25th hat trick in NY Islander history, Denis Potvin's 2nd

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin

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China lifts a ban on works of Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens

Philosopher Aristotle
Novelist Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
Playwright William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
  • EOKA disbands in Cyprus

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Martinson, Swedish novelist and poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974), dies at 73
  • James B. Conant, American chemist and President of Harvard University, dies at 84
1978 Highlights

About February 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius