October 11: Day of the Week
October 11, 2022 is the 284th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1138A massive earthquake strikes Aleppo, Syria.
- 1797Battle of Camperdown: Naval battle between Royal Navy and Royal Netherlands Navy during the French Revolutionary Wars. The outcome of the battle was a decisive British victory.
- 1811Inventor John Stevens’ boat, the Juliana, begins operation as the first steam-powered ferry (service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey).
- 1833A big demonstration at the gates of the legislature of Buenos Aires forces the ousting of governor Juan Ramón Balcarce and his replacement with Juan José Viamonte.
- 1890In Washington, DC, the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
- 1906San Francisco public school board sparks United States diplomatic crisis with Japan by ordering Japanese students to be taught in racially segregated schools.
- 1950Television: CBS’s mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
- 1986Cold War: U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Reykjavík, Iceland, in an effort to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe.
- 1996Pala accident: a wood lorry and school bus collide in Jõgeva county, Estonia, killing eight children.
- 2002A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Vantaa, Finland kills seven.
Who were born on October 11?
- 1879Ernst Mally, Austrian philosopher (d. 1944)
- 1884Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States and humanitarian (d. 1962)
- 1928Roscoe Robinson, Jr., first African American four-star Army general (d. 1993)
- 1937Sir Bobby Charlton, English footballer
- 1960Randy Breuer, American basketball player
- 1961Neil Buchanan, English television presenter
- 1966Solofa Fatu, aka Rikishi, American professional wrestler
- 1970Constance Zimmer, American actress
- 1973Dmitri Young, American baseball player
- 1989Michelle Wie, American golfer
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