Today in History: February 11

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Today in History: February 11

February 11, 2014 Updated Feb 11, 2014 at 11:45 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: South Africa frees Nelson Mandela; Allied leaders in the last months of World War II sign the Yalta accords; Ayatollah Khomeini's followers seize power in Iran; inventor Thomas Edison born.