On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2011

Historical Events

  • "A Separation" written and directed by Asghar Farhad, starring Leila Hatamiand and Payman Maadi premieres at the Fajr Film Festival in Tehran (Academy Award Best Foreign Film)

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Libyan protests begin opposing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's rule

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi

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US President Barack Obama awards writer and activist Maya Angelou the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou

2011 Highlights

About February 15, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius