Feb. 11, Victory of Islamic Revolution in Iran


1920 – League of Nations holds first meeting in London and approves establishment of International Court of Justice.

1945 – Yalta agreement signed by US President Franklin Roosevelt, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

1970 – Japan launches its first satellite.
1979 – Victory of Islamic Revolution in Iran under the leadership of Ayatollah Khomeini.

1990 – South African revolutionary Nelson Mandela freed after 27-year- imprisonment.

Born today:

1886 – Lebanese writer May Ziade.

Passed away:

1198 – Arab Islamic philosopher Ibn Rushd.

1650 – French philosopher and mathematician Rene Descartes.

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