On this day: February 11

POSTED: 09:59 PM PST Feb 09, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 10, 2016 

America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.

OTD February 11 - Dixie Chicks
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2007: The Dixie Chicks take home five awards during the 49th Grammy Awards. Their album "Taking the Long Way" won Album of the Year and Best Country Album, while the single "Not Ready to Make Nice" was awarded Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The wins tied them with U2 at the time for the third-most Grammys won by a group in one night.


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