Thursday January 11, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 11: Day of the Week

January 11, 2024 was the 11th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 355 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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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)

1794
Robert Forsythe, a U.S. Marshal is killed in Augusta, Georgia when trying to serve court papers, the first US marshal to die while carrying out his duties.
1805
The Michigan Territory is created.
1861
Alabama secedes from the United States.
1863
American Civil War: Battle of Arkansas Post – General John McClernand and Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union.
1879
The Anglo-Zulu War begins.
1908
Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
1917
The Kingsland munitions factory explosion occurs as a result of sabotage.
1942
World War II: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur.
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.

Who were born on January 11?

347
Roman Emperor Theodosius I “the Great” (d. 395)
1800
Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
1868
Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)
1890
Max Carey, American baseball player (d. 1976)
1941
Gérson, Brazilian footballer
1942
George Mira, American Football Player
1944
Mohammed Abed Elhai, Sudanese writer and academic (d. 1989)
1951
Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
1982
Tony Allen, American basketball player
1989
Sammy Carlson, American freeskier

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