Historical Events on February 11 (Part 2)

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  • 2013 18 coal miners are killed in an explosion in the Komi region, Russia

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2013 Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation from February 28, the first pope to resign since 1415

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265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • 2014 11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 2014 77 people are killed after a military transport plane crashes in Algeria
  • 2014 Peace talks resume in Geneva as leaders attempt to bring an end to the civil war in Syria
  • 2015 Francesco Schettino, Captain of the Costa Concordia that ran aground 2012, is convicted of manslaughter in Grosseto and sentenced to 16 years in jail
  • 2016 Discover of gravitational waves (through collision of two black holes) announced by physicists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo)
  • 2016 Riot between rival drug cartels at a prison in Monterrey, Mexico, leaves 52 dead
  • 2016 Last of Oregon militia occupying Malheur wildlife refuge surrenders to authorities after 41 days
  • 2016 Sixth Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast on CNN and PBS, and held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2018 Russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board

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2018 MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York