February 11 in history: East India Co's occupation of Awadh, Nelson Mandela's prison release and lots more!

From East India Company's Awadh occupation to Nelson Mandela's prison release. 

We've got it all covered! Let's dive into today's history.

1856

East India Company occupies Awadh. 

(Photograph:WION)

1919

Friedrich Ebert elected as the first President of Germany.

(Photograph:WION)

1945

Yalta agreement signed by Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin.

(Photograph:WION)

1978

China lifts censorship ban on Aristotle, Shakespeare and Dickens.

(Photograph:WION)

1990

Nelson Mandela released from prison after 27 years.
 

(Photograph:WION)