On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1993

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Woman Sesame Oil Maker" and "The Wedding Banquet" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Rochester NY (WRQI)
  • Irina Privalova runs world record 60m indoor (6.92 secs)

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

President Clinton selects Janet Reno to be first female US Attorney General

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • George A Stephen, inventor (Weber Kettle Grill), dies at 71
  • Joy Garrett, American actress (Jo Johnson-Days of Our Lives), dies of liver failure at 47
  • Oksana Kostina, Russian gymnast, dies in an auto accident