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Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu. (11. February 660. BC)

Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor. (11. February 55)

Emperor Gordian III is murdered by mutinous soldiers in Zaitha (Mesopotamia). A mound is raised at Carchemish in his memory. (11. February 244)

John de Courcy's army defeats the native Dunleavey Clan in Ulster. The English establish themselves in Ulster. (11. February 1177)

Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England. (11. February 1531)

Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia and Patriarch Afonso Mendes declare the primacy of the Roman See over the Ethiopian Church, and Roman Catholicism the state religion of Ethiopia. (11. February 1626)

The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses. (11. February 1659)

The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, petitions U.S. Congress for abolition of slavery. (11. February 1790)

First session of United States Senate opens to the public. (11. February 1794)

Jesse Fell burns anthracite on an open grate as an experiment in heating homes with coal. (11. February 1808)

Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry "gerrymanders" for the first time. (11. February 1812)

University College London is founded under the name University of London. (11. February 1826)

Swaminarayan writes the Shikshapatri, an important text within Swaminarayan Hinduism. (11. February 1826)

Gaetano Donizetti's opera La fille du régiment receives its first performance in Paris, France. (11. February 1840)

Giuseppe Verdi's opera I Lombardi alla prima crociata receives its first performance in Milan, Italy. (11. February 1843)

Kassa Hailu is crowned Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, by Abuna Salama III in a ceremony at the church of Derasge Maryam (11. February 1855)

The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta. (11. February 1856)

Bernadette Soubirous's first vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lourdes, France. (11. February 1858)

American Civil War: United States House of Representatives unanimously passes a resolution guaranteeing noninterference with slavery in any state. (11. February 1861)

King Amadeo I of Spain abdicates. (11. February 1873)

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