On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 2021

Historical Events

  • California's COVID-19 death toll overtakes New York's, reaching 45,496 amid first sign of falling infection numbers (Johns Hopkins)
  • UK Kent COVID-19 strain set "to sweep the world" and become the dominant strain globally according to UK scientist Sharon Peacock after strain detected in over 50 countries (later named Alpha)

Historic Event

US President Joe Biden rescinds the national emergency order used by Donald Trump to fund the border wall with Mexico

  • World's second oldest person French nun Sister AndrĂ©' celebrates her 117th birthday after surviving COVID-19 in Toulon

Famous Deaths

  • Phil Horrocks-Taylor, English rugby union fly half (9 caps England, 1 British & Irish Lions; Leicester Tigers), dies at 86
2021 Highlights

About February 11, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

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