On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • In East Timor, assassination attempts were made on Xanana Gusmao and Jose Ramos-Horta. Both failed.

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Piasecki, American aeronautical designer (b. 1919)
  • Tom Lantos, member of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1928)