Historical Events for 11th February 2023

1895 – -17°F (-27.2°C) in Braemar, Grampian (UK record)
1897 – White Rose Mission opens on East 97th Street, NYC
1927 – US Female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
1958 – Ruth Carol Taylor is 1st African-American woman hired as flight attendant, Ithaca NY
1968 – Jeffrey Kramer survives 76-m jump, Washington Bridge, Hudson River New York
1975 – Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for leadership of the British Conservative Party
2009 – Uri Geller purchases Lamb Island, Scotland, previously known for its witch trials
2014 – 77 people are killed after a military transport plane crashes in Algeria
2018 – Norway sweeps the medals in the Olympic 30k cross country skiathlon at Pyeongchang; Simen Hegstad Krüger wins gold ahead of teammates Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Hans Christer Holund
2019 – Artificial Intelligence system meant to assist diagnosis in the future, pitted against physicians in test to diagnose 600,000 patients in results published in “Nature Medicine”, A.I. won, just

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