On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 2008

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 and helicopter aviation pioneer, dies at 88
  • Tom Lantos, member of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1928)
2008 Highlights

About February 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius