On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 Aristotle, Shakespeare, & Dickens

  • 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