11th feb
11th feb

This Day in History on 11th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 11th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Important Events

1856 – The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is deposed.

2014 – A military transport plane crashes in a mountainous area of Oum El Bouaghi Province in eastern Algeria, killing 77 people.


2015 – A university student was murdered as she resisted an attempted rape in Turkey, sparking nationwide protests and public outcry against harassment and violence against women.


2016 – A man shoots six people dead at an education center in Jizan Province, Saudi Arabia.


2017 – North Korea test fires a ballistic missile across the Sea of Japan.


2018 – Saratov Airlines Flight 703 crashes near Moscow, Russia with 71 deaths and no survivors.


Birth/Birth Anniversary

1992 – Lasse Norman Hansen, Danish track and road cyclist


1993 – Ben McLemore, American basketball player


1994 – Dansby Swanson, American baseball player


1996 – Jonathan Tah, German footballer


Death/ Death Anniversary

1942 – Jamnalal Bajaj, Indian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1884)

1977 – Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian lawyer and politician, President of India (b. 1905)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History