On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 2014

Historical Events

  • 11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 77 people are killed after a military transport plane crashes in Algeria
  • Peace talks resume in Geneva as leaders attempt to bring an end to the civil war in Syria
  • Slopestyle freestyle skiing event makes Olympic debut at Sochi Winter Games; Canadian Dara Howell is inaugural women's gold medallist

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Babs [Nilson], Swedish jazz singer (The Swe-Danes; Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts), and actress (Swing It, Teacher!), dies of Alzheimer's disease complications at 90
2014 Highlights

About February 11, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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