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Wednesday January 11, 2017

January 11: Day of the Week

January 11, 2017 was the 11th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 354 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 11 Historical Event(s)

  • 1569
    First recorded lottery in England.
  • 1693
    Mt. Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy. A powerful earthquake destroys parts of Sicily and Malta.
  • 1838
    Samuel Morse first successfully tests the electrical telegraph.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Arkansas Post – General John McClernand and Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union.
  • 1943
    Italian-American Anarchist Carlo Tresca is assassinated in New York
  • 1949
    First recorded case of snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1960
    Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America’s most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder.
  • 1986
    The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened.
  • 1994
    The Irish Government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and its political arm Sinn Féin.
  • 1998
    Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.

Who were born on January 11?

  • 1322
    Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
  • 1755
    Alexander Hamilton, Nevis born American Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher; 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1804)
  • 1872
    George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)
  • 1890
    Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (d. 1954)
  • 1906
    Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (d. 2008)
  • 1924
    Don Cherry, American singer and golfer
  • 1925
    Grant Tinker, American television executive
  • 1942
    George Mira, American Football Player
  • 1948
    Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Dire Straits)
  • 1988
    Fuska, Brazilian footballer

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