TODAY IN HISTORY
Feb. 11, 1937
A six-week sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union.
ON THIS DATE
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement, in which Stalin agreed to declare war against Japan.
New York City’s fourth and current Madison Square Garden, opened with a “Salute to the USO” hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. (That night, the New York Rangers played their final game at the third Garden, tying the Detroit Red Wings 3-3.)
The Pentagon charged Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and five others with murder and war crimes in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Whitney Houston, 48, was found dead in a hotel room bathtub in Beverly Hills, Calif.