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  1. On February 11, 1992, a man who was likely innocent of a crime for which he was about to be put to death uttered these last words: "I'd like to thank my family for loving me and taking care of me. And the rest of the world can kiss my everloving ass, because I'm innocent."

  2. George Washington was born on February 11th, but when his birthday first became a holiday it was celebrated on February 22nd. This is because when Washington was born, British colonies were still using the Julian calendar, which was 11 days behind the Gregorian.

  3. Stephens was born in Taliaferro County in Georgia on February 11, 1812. At the age of 14, he was orphaned.

  4. After starting in 11 games for the Titans Michael Oher was put on injured reserve because of a toe injury. He was released by the Titans on February 5th, 2015.

  5. Kim Phuc Phan Thi, the then-little-girl from the infamous Napalm photo, received Germany's international peace prize ( Dresden Peace Prize) on 11 February 2019

  6. The battle took place from February 11 until February 16, 1862.

  7. October 5th is Teachers" Day in 20 countries. February 28th is Teachers" Day in 11 countries.

  8. On February 11, 2013, hackers broke into the Emergency Alert System in Montana and Michigan to announce that zombies had risen from their graves.

  9. On February 11, 2013, a group of people hacked into a Montana Emergency Alert System network to broadcast a fake emergency that zombies have risen from the dead and are attacking people.

  10. February and March both having a Friday the 13th happens in a pattern every 6 or 11 years

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On February 11, 2013, that the Emergency Broadcast System computers in some areas were hacked and broadcast messages about a zombie attack.

George Washingtons birthday was actually on 11 February 1731, but when Britain and its colonies switched to the Gregorian calendar it moved 1 year and 11 days to 22 February 1732

During WWII the Burlington Municipal Airport (KBTV) was noted as being the busiest airport in the world on both August 14, 1942 and February 11, 1943, with 662 and 793 landings respectively.

The series finale of mash was at 8pm - 11pm on February 28, 1983. At 11:03 pm, EST, New York City public works noted the highest water usage at one given time in the City's history.

On the morning of February 11, 1963, poet Sylvia Plath committed suicide in her London apartment. Later that same morning, just over a mile away, the Beatles walked into Abbey Road Studios to record the bulk of their first album, Please Please Me, in a single day.

Pluto was closer to the Sun than Neptune between 7 February 1979, and 11 February 1999 due to its elliptical orbit.

Automobile crash test dummies - invented by Samuel Anderson, who died aged 90 on this day (11 February) in 2005 - were developed to test aircraft ejection seats.

Pluto past Neptune on February 11 1999 and became the farthest "planet" from the sun.

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On 11 February 1998, while workmen restoring Benjamin Franklin House in London, they dug up the remains of six children and four adults hidden below the home.

Stephan A. Martin, the motorman responsible for the worst CTA crash in history. On February 4th, 1977, the collision with another train forced four cars of the rear train off the elevated tracks, killing 11 people and injuring over 180.

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The original "paid leave" was to help reduce public agitation from losing the 11 days from February which was taken away back in 1752.

George Washington was born on February 11, 1731 not on February 22, 1732.

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On February 11, 2013, hackers found a virtual backdoor to a number of tv broadcasts in Michigan, then used it to air an emergency warning about the dead coming back to life, and attacking people.

Iceland was the first country to recognize the restored Lithuanian Independence in 1991 February 11, immediately after the bloody January in Vilnius

On this day, Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990.

St. Valentine is the patron saint of beekeepers, epilepsy and the plague, that there are 11 other Saints Valentine and only 7 of all of them did NOT die on February 14th!

On February 11, 2015, the Merrimack Police Department in New Hampshire issued an arrest warrant for Punxsutawney Phil for having failed to disclose the extreme amounts of snow that would ensue after Groundhog Day.

George Washington's Birthday is actually February 11 and not February 22

The European Union choosed 11 February for the 112 European Day because it contains it. (112 is the European-wide Emergency number)

On February 11, 1861 the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state.