11 February History: India and World History of Major Events

February 11th marks a significant date in history, witnessing various events that have shaped both India and the world. From pivotal moments in Indian history to global occurrences that have left an indelible mark, this date holds immense historical significance. Let’s delve into the major events that occurred on February 11th, shedding light on their impact and relevance.

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are still 323 days left in the year (324 in leap years).

Major Events of February 11

1814 – Norwegian claim of independence
1919 – Friedrich Ebert elected President of Germany.
1953 – Russia broke diplomatic relations with Israel.
1978 – China lifted the cess ban on the works of Aristotle, Shakespeare and Dickens.

14 children died and 8 were injured in a fire that broke out in a private hostel in Kurung Kampi district of Arunachal Pradesh overnight.

Food inflation rose to 17.94 percent during the week ending January 30.

Shri Kumar Banerjee, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and British High Commissioner Richard Stagg signed the Joint Declaration on the India-UK Civil Nuclear Agreement.

India signed a new agreement with Nepal regarding air services, under which both the countries will be able to allow any number of flights to each other’s airlines on the basis of mutual consent. Under the agreement, the airlines of both the countries will provide a maximum of 30 thousand seats per week on any type of aircraft on Section-1 Route 1 of each other’s country.

World History and Events of February 11

55 AD: Nero becomes Roman Emperor after the mysterious death of Britannicus.

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company.

1909: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded in the United States.

1945: The Yalta Conference between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin concludes, discussing the post-World War II reorganization of Germany and Europe.

1971: The Seabed Arms Control Treaty is opened for signature, outlawing nuclear weapons on the ocean floor in international waters.
1979: Ayatollah Khomeini declares Iran an Islamic Republic.

1990: Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years.

2007: Mike Tyson loses his first professional boxing match, being knocked out by James Toney.

World Day of the Sick: Observed annually on February 11th to offer prayers for those suffering from illness.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Observed annually on February 11th to recognize the role of women and girls in science.


1847 – Thomas Alva Edison – American inventor
1917 – Sidney Sheldon, American author


2010- Alexander McQueen, British fashion designer

Date Wise More Events of February Month

1 February17 February
2 February18 February
3 February19 February
4 February20 February
5 February21 February
6 February22 February
7 February23 February
8 February24 February
9 February25 February
10 February26 February
11 February27 February
12 February28 February
13 February29 February
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Why is February 11th significant in Indian history?

February 11th marks the occurrence of several pivotal events in Indian history, ranging from political milestones to cultural celebrations.

Are there any notable individuals associated with February 11th?

Yes, throughout history, influential figures have been born or passed away on February 11th, leaving behind a lasting legacy.