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This Day In History: Feb. 11

This Day in History

1945: The Yalta Conference ends in the Crimea, with Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin agreeing on occupying Germany.
1983: A fierce snowstorm begins, paralyzing the East Coast from New England to North Carolina.
1990: South African leader Nelson Mandela is released after more than 27 years in prison.
1998: A judge rules that golfer Casey Martin is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act and can use a cart in PGA tournaments.

Today's Birthdays

1847: Thomas Edison, inventor (Milan, OH; died 1931)
1909: Joseph Mankiewicz, filmmaker (Wilkes-Barre, PA; died 1993)
1917: Sidney Sheldon, author (Chicago, IL)
1926: Leslie Nielsen, actor (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)
1928: Conrad Janis, actor (New York, NY)
1934: Tina Louise, actress (New York, NY)
1936: Burt Reynolds, actor (Waycross, GA)
1938: Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and strongman (Panama City, Panama)
1941: Sergio Mendes, musician/bandleader (Niteroi, Brazil)
1961: Carey Lowell, actress (New York, NY)
1962: Sheryl Crow, singer/musician (Kennett, MO)
1969: Jennifer Aniston, actress (Sherman Oaks, CA)
1979: Brandy (Norwood), singer/actress (McComb, MS)

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