On this day: February 11

Published On: Feb 09 2013 11:59:04 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 11 2015 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 - Egyptian revolution
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2011: The first wave of the Egyptian revolution culminates in the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.

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