V.19 No.3 | 1/21/2010
DayBird Historical Events of February 11
By Geoffrey Anjou [ Thu Feb 11 2010 2:01 PM ]
1531 – Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England.
1916 – Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control.
1938 – BBC Television produces the world's first ever science fiction television program, an adaptation of a section of the Karel Capek play R.U.R., which coined the term "robot".
1953 – President Dwight Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.
1990 – Nelson Mandela, a political prisoner for 27 years, is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa.
2006 – Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney accidentally shoots Harry Whittington in the face, neck, and upper torso while hunting quail.
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