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Meiji Constitution of Japan is adopted; the first National Diet convenes in 1890. (11. February 1889)

Anton Bruckner's 9th Symphony receives its first performance in Vienna, Austria. (11. February 1903)

Pope Pius X publishes the encyclical Vehementer Nos. (11. February 1906)

Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control. (11. February 1916)

Friedrich Ebert (SPD), is elected President of Germany. (11. February 1919)

Fascist Italy and the Vatican sign the Lateran Treaty. (11. February 1929)

A sit-down strike ends when General Motors recognizes the United Auto Workers. (11. February 1937)

BBC Television produces the world's first ever science fiction television program, an adaptation of a section of the Karel Čapek play R.U.R., that coined the term "robot". (11. February 1938)

A Lockheed P-38 Lightning flies from California to New York in 7 hours 2 minutes. (11. February 1939)

World War II: The Battle of Bukit Timah is fought in Singapore. (11. February 1942)

World War II: General Dwight D. Eisenhower is selected to command the allied armies in Europe. (11. February 1943)

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower refuses a clemency appeal for Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. (11. February 1953)

The Soviet Union breaks off diplomatic relations with Israel. (11. February 1953)

The Federation of Arab Emirates of the South, which will later become South Yemen, is created as a protectorate of the United Kingdom. (11. February 1959)

Greeks and Turks begin fighting in Limassol, Cyprus. (11. February 1964)

Israeli–Jordanian border clashes rage. (11. February 1968)

The Memphis Sanitation Strike begins. (11. February 1968)

Eighty-seven countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union, sign the Seabed Arms Control Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons on the ocean floor in international waters. (11. February 1971)

Vietnam War: First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam takes place. (11. February 1973)

Censorship: China lifts a ban on works by Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. (11. February 1978)

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