What Happened On 11th February 1978 In History

February 11th (1978) was a Saturday. It's the 39th day of the year (40th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 326 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 11th February, 1978

  • » Censorship: China lifts a ban on works by Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.

February 11th Famous Deaths for 1978

  • » James Bryant Conant, American chemist, academic, and diplomat, 1st United States Ambassador to West Germany (b. 1893)
  • » Harry Martinson, Swedish sailor and author, Nobel Prize in Literature or Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

February 11th Holidays in History

  • » Armed Forces Day (Liberia)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Benedict of Aniane
  • » Saint Blaise or Blaise
  • » C├Ždmon, first recorded Christian Poet in England, circa 680 CE (Anglicanism)
  • » Fanny Crosby (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Gobnait
  • » Pope Gregory II named Gregory II
  • » February 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Azerbaijan named Day of Revenue Service (Azerbaijan)
  • » Evelio Javier Day (Panay Island, the Philippines)
  • » Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes (Catholic Church), and its related observances:
  • » World Day of the Sick (Catholic Church named Roman Catholic Church)
  • » National Foundation Day (Japan)
  • » Youth Day (Cameroon)

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World History for the 11th February