On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 2009

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Uri Geller purchases Lamb Island, Scotland, previously known for its witch trials

Psychic, illusionist Uri Geller
Psychic, illusionist
Uri Geller

Famous Deaths

  • Estelle Bennett, American singer (Ronettes), dies at 67
  • Marina Svetlova, American ballerina and choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), dies at 86
  • Willem J Kolff, Dutch-American Physician and Biomedical Engineer (artificial kidney, hemodialysis), dies at 97