Historic happening on February 11th, dating back 23 years.

February 11, 1998 KVBC-FM (Las Vegas) offers Monica Lewinsky $5M for interview
1998 Lyrics to "Candle in the Wind 1997," auctioned for $442,500
1997 Bill Parcells becomes head coach of NY Jets
1997 STS 82 (Discovery 22) launches
1996 46th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 129-118 at San Antonio
1995 Danyon Loader swims world record 400m freestyle (340.46)
1995 Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.55 sec)
1995 Sandra Vîlker swims European record 50m backstroke (27.67 sec)
1995 Space shuttle STS-63 (Discovery 19), lands
1995 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge
1995 West Indies score 5-660 against NZ
1994 Lu Parker, (South Carolina), crowned 43rd Miss USA
1994 Space shuttle STS-60 (Discovery 18), lands
1993 Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Rochester NY (WRQI)
1993 Irina Privalova runs world record 60m indoor (6.92 secs)
1993 Janet Reno selected by Clinton as US Attorney General
1992 F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo Netherlands (No deaths)
1992 Michael Johnson runs indoor world record 400m (44.97 sec)
1991 UNPO, Unrepresented Nations & People Org forms in Hague Neth
1990 40th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-113 at Miami
1990 James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson to win heavyweight boxing crown
1990 Nelson Mandela (political prisoner-27 years) freed in South Africa
1990 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge
1989 Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated 1st female bishop (Episcopalian)
1989 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary
1988 Anthony M Kennedy appointed to Supreme Court
1987 British Airways begins trading stocks
1987 England beat Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
1987 Philippines constitution goes into effect
1987 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
1986 Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
1986 Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq
1985 Jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord
1985 Kent Hrbek signs 5-year, $6 million contract with Minn Twins
1985 Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, NZ still wins
1984 10th space shuttle mission (41-B)-Challenger 4-returns to Earth
1984 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11
1983 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP
1983 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))
1982 Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through
1981 Australia all out 83 v India at MCG chasing 143 to win
1981 Polish premier Jozef Pinkowski replaced by Wojciech Jaruzelski

Februray 11, 1981 Northern Ohio's worst blizzard and record for births - including metal rozsa's in Akron, Ohio

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