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Thursday January 11, 2018

January 11: Day of the Week

January 11, 2018 was the 11th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 354 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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

January 2018
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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.

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January 11 Historical Event(s)

  • 1055
    Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1158
    Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia.
  • 1917
    The Kingsland munitions factory explosion occurs as a result of sabotage.
  • 1923
    Occupation of the Ruhr: Troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to force Germany to make its World War I reparation payments.
  • 1935
    Amelia Earhart is the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
  • 1942
    World War II: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur.
  • 1946
    Enver Hoxha declares the People’s Republic of Albania with himself as president.
  • 1957
    The African Convention is founded in Dakar.
  • 1962
    An avalanche on Huascaran in Peru causes 4,000 deaths.
  • 1964
    United States Surgeon General Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry, M.D., publishes a landmark report saying that smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking nation- and worldwide anti-smoking efforts.

Who were born on January 11?

  • 1755
    Alexander Hamilton, Nevis born American Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher; 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1804)
  • 1867
    Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • 1952
    Ben Crenshaw, American golfer
  • 1957
    Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player
  • 1958
    Diego León Montoya Sánchez, Colombian organized crime figure
  • 1963
    Dean Reynolds, English snooker player
  • 1968
    Anders Borg, Swedish politician
  • 1968
    Tom Dumont, American musician
  • 1978
    Michael Duff, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1989
    Darko Bodul, Croatian footballer

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