Daybird Historical Events Of February 11

Geoffrey Anjou
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DayBird Historical Events of February 11
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55 – Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman Emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.

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 pl
ay 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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