On this day: February 11

Published On: Feb 09 2013 11:59:04 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 11 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.

OTD February 11 - Damian Lewis
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1971: Actor Damian Lewis, best known for the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers" and the Showtime drama "Homeland," is born in London, England.

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