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Monday October 11, 2021

October 11: Day of the Week

October 11, 2021 is the 284th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

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

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

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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)

  • 1614
    Adriaen Block and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony.
  • 1649
    Sack of Wexford: After a ten-day siege, English New Model Army troops (under Oliver Cromwell) stormed the town of Wexford, killing over 2,000 Irish Confederate troops and 1,500 civilians.
  • 1727
    George II and Caroline of Ansbach are crowned King and Queen of Great Britain.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: In the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam, Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart and his men loot Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, during a raid into the north.
  • 1899
    The Western League is renamed the American League.
  • 1910
    Former President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane. He flew for four minutes with Arch Hoxsey in a plane built by the Wright Brothers at Kinloch Field (Lambert-St. Louis International Airport), St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1912
    First Balkan War: The Greek Army liberates the city of Kozani.
  • 1950
    Television: CBS’s mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
  • 1984
    Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
  • 1986
    Cold 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.

Who were born on October 11?

  • 1335
    Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1408)
  • 1661
    Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat (d. 1742)
  • 1885
    François Mauriac, French author, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1899
    Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (d. 1964)
  • 1946
    Oba Chandler, American convicted murderer
  • 1953
    David Morse, American actor
  • 1963
    Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan
  • 1968
    Claude Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1973
    Dmitri Young, American baseball player
  • 1979
    Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician

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