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11th of January 0630 EVENT Muhammad leads an army of 10,000 to conquer Mecca.
11th of January 1055 EVENT Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire.
11th of January 1158 EVENT Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia.
11th of January 1569 EVENT First recorded lottery in England.
11th of January 1570 EVENT James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, regent for the infant King James VI of Scotland, is assassinated by firearm, the first recorded instance of such.
11th of January 1571 EVENT Austrian nobility is granted freedom of religion.
11th of January 1693 EVENT Mt. Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy. A powerful earthquake destroys parts of Sicily and Malta.
11th of January 1759 EVENT In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the first American life insurance company is incorporated.
11th of January 1779 EVENT Ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur.
11th of January 1787 EVENT William Herschel discovers Titania and Oberon, two moons of Uranus.
11th of January 1794 EVENT 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.
11th of January 1805 EVENT The Michigan Territory is created.
11th of January 1861 EVENT Alabama secedes from the United States.
11th of January 1863 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Arkansas Post : General John McClernand and Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union.
11th of January 1863 EVENT American Civil War: CSS Alabama encountered and sank the USS Hatteras (1861) off Galveston Lighthouse in Texas.
11th of January 1879 EVENT The Anglo-Zulu War begins.
11th of January 1908 EVENT Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
11th of January 1917 EVENT The Kingsland munitions factory explosion occurs as a result of sabotage.
11th of January 1919 EVENT Romania annexes Transylvania.
11th of January 1922 EVENT First use of insulin to treat diabetes in a human patient.
11th of January 1923 EVENT Occupation of the Ruhr: Troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to force Germany to make its World War I reparation payments.
11th of January 1927 EVENT Louis B. Mayer, head of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), announced the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at a banquet in Los Angeles, California.
11th of January 1935 EVENT Amelia Earhart is the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
11th of January 1942 EVENT World War II: Japan declares war on the Netherlands and invades the Netherlands East Indies.
11th of January 1942 EVENT World War II: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur.
11th of January 1943 EVENT World War II: The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China.
11th of January 1943 EVENT Italian-American Anarchist Carlo Tresca is assassinated in New York
11th of January 1946 EVENT Enver Hoxha declares the People's Republic of Albania with himself as president.
11th of January 1949 EVENT First recorded case of snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
11th of January 1957 EVENT The African Convention is founded in Dakar.
11th of January 1960 EVENT Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America's most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder.
11th of January 1962 EVENT An avalanche on Huascaran in Peru causes 4,000 deaths.
11th of January 1964 EVENT 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.
11th of January 1972 EVENT East Pakistan renames itself Bangladesh.
11th of January 1986 EVENT The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened.
11th of January 1994 EVENT The Irish Government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and its political arm Sinn Fein.
11th of January 1996 EVENT Space Shuttle program: STS-72 launches from the Kennedy Space Center marking the start of the 74th Space Shuttle mission and the 10th flight of Endeavour.
11th of January 1998 EVENT Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.
11th of January 2007 EVENT China conducts the first successful anti-satellite missile test of any nation since 1985.
11th of January 0347 BIRTHDAY Roman Emperor Theodosius I "the Great" (d. 395)
11th of January 0889 BIRTHDAY Abd-ar-Rahman III, Emir and Caliph of Cordoba (d. 961)
11th of January 1322 BIRTHDAY Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
11th of January 1359 BIRTHDAY Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
11th of January 1395 BIRTHDAY Michelle of Valois, Duchess of Burgundy (d. 1422)
11th of January 1503 BIRTHDAY Parmigianino, Italian artist (d. 1540)
11th of January 1591 BIRTHDAY Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)
11th of January 1630 BIRTHDAY John Rogers, American educator (d. 1684)
11th of January 1638 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Steno, Danish scientist (d. 1686)
11th of January 1671 BIRTHDAY Francois-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
11th of January 1755 BIRTHDAY Alexander Hamilton, Nevis born American Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher; 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1804)
11th of January 1757 BIRTHDAY Samuel Bentham, English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)
11th of January 1786 BIRTHDAY Joseph Jackson Lister, English opticist and physicist (d. 1869)
11th of January 1788 BIRTHDAY William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)
11th of January 1800 BIRTHDAY Anyos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
11th of January 1807 BIRTHDAY Ezra Cornell, American businessman and university founder (d. 1874)
11th of January 1814 BIRTHDAY James Paget, British surgeon and pathologist (d. 1899)
11th of January 1815 BIRTHDAY John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1891)
11th of January 1825 BIRTHDAY Bayard Taylor, American poet (d. 1878)
11th of January 1839 BIRTHDAY Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and nationalist (d. 1903)
11th of January 1842 BIRTHDAY William James, American psychologist and philosopher (d. 1910)
11th of January 1843 BIRTHDAY Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
11th of January 1845 BIRTHDAY Albert Victor Backlund, Swedish physicist (d. 1912)
11th of January 1850 BIRTHDAY Joseph Charles Arthur, American botanist (d. 1942)
11th of January 1852 BIRTHDAY Konstantin Fehrenbach, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1926)
11th of January 1853 BIRTHDAY Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
11th of January 1856 BIRTHDAY Christian Sinding, Norwegian composer (d. 1932)
11th of January 1857 BIRTHDAY Fred Archer, English jockey (d. 1886)
11th of January 1858 BIRTHDAY Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)
11th of January 1859 BIRTHDAY Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, British statesman, Viceroy of India (d. 1925)
11th of January 1864 BIRTHDAY Thomas Dixon, American playwright and legislator (d. 1946)
11th of January 1867 BIRTHDAY Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
11th of January 1868 BIRTHDAY Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)
11th of January 1870 BIRTHDAY Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945)
11th of January 1872 BIRTHDAY George Washington Pierce, American physicist (d. 1956)
11th of January 1873 BIRTHDAY John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (d. 1949)
11th of January 1875 BIRTHDAY Reinhold Gliere, Russian composer (d. 1956)
11th of January 1876 BIRTHDAY Elmer Flick, American baseball player (d. 1971)
11th of January 1878 BIRTHDAY Theodoros Pangalos, Greek general (d. 1952)
11th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)
11th of January 1885 BIRTHDAY Alice Paul, American women's rights activist (d. 1977)
11th of January 1887 BIRTHDAY Aldo Leopold, American ecologist (d. 1948)
11th of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Chester Conklin, American comedian and actor (d. 1971)
11th of January 1888 BIRTHDAY Joseph B. Keenan, American political figure (d. 1954)
11th of January 1889 BIRTHDAY Calvin Bridges, American geneticist (d. 1938)
11th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (d. 1954)
11th of January 1890 BIRTHDAY Max Carey, American baseball player (d. 1976)
11th of January 1895 BIRTHDAY Laurens Hammond, American inventor (d. 1973)
11th of January 1897 BIRTHDAY August Heissmeyer, German SS officer (d. 1979)
11th of January 1899 BIRTHDAY Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress (d. 1991)
11th of January 1901 BIRTHDAY Kwon Ki-ok, Korean pilot (d. 1988)
11th of January 1902 BIRTHDAY Maurice Durufle, French composer (d. 1986)
11th of January 1903 BIRTHDAY Alan Paton, South African writer (d. 1988)
11th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Clyde Kluckhohn, American anthropologist (d. 1960)
11th of January 1905 BIRTHDAY Manfred B Lee, American author (d. 1971)
11th of January 1906 BIRTHDAY Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (d. 2008)
11th of January 1907 BIRTHDAY Abraham Joshua Heschel, Warsaw-born American rabbi, theologian, and philosopher (d. 1972)
11th of January 1907 BIRTHDAY Pierre Mendes-France, French politician (d. 1982)
11th of January 1908 BIRTHDAY Lionel Stander, American actor (d. 1994)
11th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Nikos Kavvadias, Greek poet and writer (d. 1975)
11th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Sir Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)
11th of January 1910 BIRTHDAY Izler Solomon, American conductor (d. 1987)
11th of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)
11th of January 1911 BIRTHDAY Nora Heysen, Australian artist (d. 2003)
11th of January 1915 BIRTHDAY Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier (d. 1955)
11th of January 1916 BIRTHDAY Bernard Blier, French actor (d. 1989)
11th of January 1917 BIRTHDAY John Robarts, Canadian politician (d. 1982)
11th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (d. 1990)
11th of January 1921 BIRTHDAY Juanita M. Kreps, American economist, educator, & civil servant; 24th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 2010)
11th of January 1922 BIRTHDAY Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
11th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Jerome Bixby, American writer (d. 1998)
11th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Ernst Nolte, German historian
11th of January 1923 BIRTHDAY Carroll Shelby, American race car driver, automobile designer and businessman
11th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
11th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Slim Harpo, American musician (d. 1970)
11th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Roger Guillemin, French neuroendocrinologist, Nobel laureate
11th of January 1924 BIRTHDAY Don Cherry, American singer and golfer
11th of January 1925 BIRTHDAY Grant Tinker, American television executive
11th of January 1926 BIRTHDAY Lev Demin, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1998)
11th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY David L. Wolper, American television producer (d.2010)
11th of January 1928 BIRTHDAY Mitchell Ryan, American actor
11th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Ron Mulock, Australian politician
11th of January 1930 BIRTHDAY Rod Taylor, Australian-born American actor
11th of January 1931 BIRTHDAY Betty Churcher, Australian museum director and curator
11th of January 1932 BIRTHDAY Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
11th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Jean Chretien, Canadian statesman, 20th Prime Minister of Canada
11th of January 1934 BIRTHDAY Sir C. A. R. Hoare, British computer scientist
11th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Melvyn Hayes, British actor
11th of January 1935 BIRTHDAY Ghita N?rby, Danish actress
11th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY John August Swanson, American artist
11th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Fischer Black, American economist (d. 1995)
11th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Krpan, Croatian pianist
11th of January 1938 BIRTHDAY Arthur Scargill, British politician
11th of January 1939 BIRTHDAY Anne Heggtveit, Canadian alpine skier
11th of January 1941 BIRTHDAY Gerson, Brazilian footballer
11th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Clarence Clemons, American musician (E Street Band)
11th of January 1942 BIRTHDAY Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (d. 2010)
11th of January 1943 BIRTHDAY Jim Hightower, American radio host, author, and activist
11th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Mohammed Abed Elhai, Sudanese writer and academic (d. 1989)
11th of January 1944 BIRTHDAY Shibu Soren, Indian politician
11th of January 1945 BIRTHDAY Christine Kaufmann, German-Austrian actress
11th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Naomi Judd, American singer
11th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY John Piper, American theologian
11th of January 1946 BIRTHDAY Tony Kaye, British piano and organ player (Yes)
11th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Wajima Hiroshi, Japanese sumo wrestler (the 54th Yokozuna) and professional wrestler
11th of January 1948 BIRTHDAY Fritz Bohla, German football player and manager
11th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Chris Ford, American basketball player and coach
11th of January 1949 BIRTHDAY Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
11th of January 1951 BIRTHDAY Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)
11th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
11th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Ben Crenshaw, American golfer
11th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
11th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Diana Gabaldon, American author
11th of January 1952 BIRTHDAY Lee Ritenour, American musician and composer
11th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY Kostas Skandalidis, Greek politician
11th of January 1953 BIRTHDAY John Sessions, Scottish actor
11th of January 1956 BIRTHDAY Robert Earl Keen, American singer
11th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Darryl Dawkins, American basketball player
11th of January 1957 BIRTHDAY Bryan Robson, English footballer and manager
11th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Vicki Peterson, American musician (The Bangles)
11th of January 1958 BIRTHDAY Diego Leon Montoya Sanchez, Colombian organized crime figure
11th of January 1959 BIRTHDAY Rob Ramage, Canadian ice hockey player
11th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Jasper Fforde, British author
11th of January 1961 BIRTHDAY Karl Habsburg-Lothringen, Prince of Austria and Prince Royal of Hungary
11th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Susan Lindauer, American peace activist and accused spy
11th of January 1962 BIRTHDAY Kim Coles, American actress
11th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Tracy Caulkins, American swimmer
11th of January 1963 BIRTHDAY Dean Reynolds, English snooker player
11th of January 1965 BIRTHDAY Roland Scholten, Dutch darts Player
11th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Kelley Law, Canadian curler
11th of January 1966 BIRTHDAY Marc Acito, American novelist and humorist
11th of January 1967 BIRTHDAY Derek Riddell, Scottish actor
11th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Anders Borg, Swedish politician
11th of January 1968 BIRTHDAY Tom Dumont, American musician
11th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Kyle Richards, American actress
11th of January 1969 BIRTHDAY Manny Acta, Dominican baseball player
11th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Malcolm D. Lee, American actor, film director, and screenwriter
11th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Manfredi Beninati, Italian visual artist.
11th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Chris Jent, American basketball player and coach
11th of January 1970 BIRTHDAY Joy Nilo, Filipino Composer
11th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Chris Willsher, English singer-songwriter and musician
11th of January 1971 BIRTHDAY Mary J. Blige, American singer
11th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Marc Blucas, American actor
11th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Christian Jacobs, American singer (The Aquabats)
11th of January 1972 BIRTHDAY Amanda Peet, American actress
11th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress
11th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Rockmond Dunbar, American actor
11th of January 1973 BIRTHDAY Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer
11th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Roman Gortz, German footballer
11th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Cody McKay, Canadian baseball player
11th of January 1974 BIRTHDAY Jens Nowotny, German footballer
11th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Rory Fitzpatrick, American ice hockey player
11th of January 1975 BIRTHDAY Dan Luger, English rugby player
11th of January 1976 BIRTHDAY Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player
11th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Shomari Buchanan, American football player
11th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Anni Friesinger-Postma, German speed skater
11th of January 1977 BIRTHDAY Nadia Turner, American singer
11th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Holly Brisley, Australian actress
11th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Emile Heskey, English footballer
11th of January 1978 BIRTHDAY Michael Duff, Northern Irish footballer
11th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director
11th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Siti Nurhaliza, Malaysian singer
11th of January 1979 BIRTHDAY Henry Shefflin, Irish hurler
11th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Lovieanne Jung, American softball player
11th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Deanna Wright, American actress
11th of January 1980 BIRTHDAY Mike Williams, American football player
11th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Jamelia, English singer
11th of January 1981 BIRTHDAY Tom Meighan, British singer (Kasabian)
11th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Ashley Taylor Dawson, British actor and singer
11th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Son Ye-jin, South Korean actress
11th of January 1982 BIRTHDAY Tony Allen, American basketball player
11th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Matthew Palleschi, Canadian soccer player
11th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Ted Richards, Australian rules footballer
11th of January 1983 BIRTHDAY Adrian Sutil, German racing driver
11th of January 1984 BIRTHDAY Kevin Boss, American football player
11th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Newton Faulkner, British singer
11th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Rie fu, Japanese singer
11th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Kazuki Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
11th of January 1985 BIRTHDAY Aaron Porter, British politician
11th of January 1986 BIRTHDAY Rachel Riley, British television presenter
11th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Scotty Cranmer, American BMX rider
11th of January 1987 BIRTHDAY Daniel Semenzato, Italian footballer
11th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Daniel Dzufer, Australian rules footballer
11th of January 1988 BIRTHDAY Fuska, Brazilian footballer
11th of January 1989 BIRTHDAY Sammy Carlson, American freeskier
11th of January 1993 BIRTHDAY Flora Cross, French actress
11th of January 1997 BIRTHDAY Cody Simpson, Australian singer
11th of January 0314 DEATH St. Miltiades
11th of January 0705 DEATH Pope John VI
11th of January 0802 DEATH St. Paulinus II of Aquileia
11th of January 0812 DEATH Staurakios, Byzantine Emperor
11th of January 0844 DEATH Michael I Rhangabes, Byzantine Emperor
11th of January 1055 DEATH Constantine IX Monomachos, Byzantine Emperor (Born 1000)
11th of January 1083 DEATH Otto of Nordheim, Duke of Bavaria (Born c. 1020)
11th of January 1494 DEATH Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (Born 1449)
11th of January 1495 DEATH Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (Born 1428)
11th of January 1547 DEATH Pietro Bembo, Italian author, literary theorist, and Catholic cardinal (Born 1470)
11th of January 1641 DEATH Juan Martinez de Jauregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet (Born 1583)
11th of January 1696 DEATH Charles Albanel, French missionary explorer in Canada (Born 1616)
11th of January 1703 DEATH Johann Georg Graevius, German classical scholar and critic (Born 1632)
11th of January 1713 DEATH Pierre Jurieu, French Protestant leader (Born 1637)
11th of January 1735 DEATH Danilo I , Vladika of Montenegro (Born c.1670)
11th of January 1753 DEATH Sir Hans Sloane, Ulster-Scot physician and collector (Born 1660)
11th of January 1762 DEATH Louis-Francois Roubiliac, French sculptor (Born 1695)
11th of January 1763 DEATH Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (Born 1676)
11th of January 1771 DEATH Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, French writer (Born 1704)
11th of January 1791 DEATH William Williams Pantycelyn, Welsh hymnist (Born 1717)
11th of January 1801 DEATH Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Born 1749)
11th of January 1836 DEATH John Molson, Canadian brewer (Born 1763)
11th of January 1843 DEATH Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and writer of the American national anthem (Born 1779)
11th of January 1867 DEATH Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (Born 1812)
11th of January 1882 DEATH Theodor Schwann, German physiologist (Born 1810)
11th of January 1891 DEATH Baron Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French civic planner (Born 1809)
11th of January 1901 DEATH Vasily Kalinnikov, Russian composer (Born 1866)
11th of January 1902 DEATH Johnny Briggs, English cricketer (Born 1862)
11th of January 1904 DEATH William Sawyer, Canadian politician (Born 1815)
11th of January 1905 DEATH Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter, Hasidic rabbi (Born 1847)
11th of January 1914 DEATH Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery is named (Born 1842)
11th of January 1920 DEATH Steinar Schj?tt, Norwegian educator, philologist and lexicographer (Born 1844)
11th of January 1923 DEATH King Constantine I of Greece (Born 1868)
11th of January 1928 DEATH Thomas Hardy, English writer (Born 1840)
11th of January 1931 DEATH James Milton Carroll, American Baptist pastor, leader, historian, and author (Born 1852)
11th of January 1941 DEATH Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (Born 1868)
11th of January 1944 DEATH Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Benito Mussolini's son-in-law (Born 1903)
11th of January 1947 DEATH Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (Born 1879)
11th of January 1952 DEATH Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (Born 1885)
11th of January 1952 DEATH Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French general, posthumous Marshal of France (Born 1889)
11th of January 1954 DEATH Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Born 1870)
11th of January 1957 DEATH Sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (Born 1867)
11th of January 1958 DEATH Alec Rowley, English composer (Born 1892)
11th of January 1958 DEATH Edna Purviance, American actress (Born 1895)
11th of January 1961 DEATH Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (Born 1883)
11th of January 1965 DEATH Wally Pipp, American Major League Baseball player (Born 1893)
11th of January 1966 DEATH Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish runner (Born 1889)
11th of January 1966 DEATH Lal Bahadur Shastri, third Prime Minister of independent India (Born 1904)
11th of January 1966 DEATH Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor (Born 1901)
11th of January 1968 DEATH Moshe Zvi Segal, Israeli linguist and Talmudic scholar, and Israel Prize recipient (Born 1876)
11th of January 1969 DEATH Richmal Crompton, British author (Born 1890)
11th of January 1972 DEATH Padraic Colum, Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore (Born 1881)
11th of January 1975 DEATH Max Lorenz, German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (Born 1901)
11th of January 1978 DEATH Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (Born 1927)
11th of January 1979 DEATH Jack Soo, American actor (Born 1917)
11th of January 1980 DEATH Barbara Pym, English novelist (Born 1913)
11th of January 1981 DEATH Beulah Bondi, American actress (Born 1888)
11th of January 1983 DEATH Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian industrialist and educator (Born 1894)
11th of January 1985 DEATH Sir William McKell, Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (Born 1891)
11th of January 1986 DEATH Sid Chaplin, UK novelist (Born 1916)
11th of January 1987 DEATH Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (Born 1911)
11th of January 1988 DEATH Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, American World War II Marine aviator (Born 1912)
11th of January 1988 DEATH Florence Knapp, American, one-time oldest person in the world (Born 1873)
11th of January 1988 DEATH Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1898)
11th of January 1991 DEATH Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1905)
11th of January 1994 DEATH Helmut Poppendick, Nazi physician (Born 1902)
11th of January 1995 DEATH Josef Gingold, Russian-American violinist (Born 1909)
11th of January 1995 DEATH Theodor Wisch, German general (SS) (Born 1907)
11th of January 1995 DEATH Lewis Nixon, U.S. Army officer (Born 1918)
11th of January 1998 DEATH Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (Born 1926)
11th of January 1999 DEATH Fabrizio De Andre, Italian singer-songwriter (Born 1940)
11th of January 1999 DEATH Naomi Mitchison, Scottish novelist and poet (Born 1897)
11th of January 1999 DEATH Brian Moore, Irish-born writer (Born 1921)
11th of January 2000 DEATH Betty Archdale, Anglo-Australian educationalist and cricketer (Born 1907)
11th of January 2000 DEATH Bob Lemon, American baseball player (Born 1920)
11th of January 2000 DEATH Ivan Combe, American inventor (Born 1911)
11th of January 2001 DEATH Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (Born 1914)
11th of January 2001 DEATH Michael Williams, English actor (Born 1935)
11th of January 2002 DEATH Henri Verneuil, French playwright and film director (Born 1920)
11th of January 2002 DEATH Struan Sutherland, Australian medical researcher (Born 1936)
11th of January 2003 DEATH Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (Born 1925)
11th of January 2003 DEATH Mickey Finn, English drummer (T.Rex) (Born 1947)
11th of January 2003 DEATH Richard Simmons, American actor (Born 1913)
11th of January 2005 DEATH Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (Born 1913)
11th of January 2005 DEATH Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (Born 1938)
11th of January 2005 DEATH James Griffin, American musician (Bread) (Born 1943)
11th of January 2005 DEATH Fabrizio Meoni, Italian motorcyclist (Born 1957)
11th of January 2006 DEATH Nixzmary Brown, American child abuse victim (Born 1998)
11th of January 2006 DEATH Markus Loffel (Mark Spoon), German DJ (Born 1966)
11th of January 2007 DEATH Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (Born 1926)
11th of January 2007 DEATH Robert Anton Wilson, American author (Born 1932)
11th of January 2007 DEATH Solveig Dommartin, French-German actress (Born 1961)
11th of January 2008 DEATH Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (Born 1917)
11th of January 2008 DEATH Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, the 1st person to climb Mount Everest in 1953 (Born 1919)
11th of January 2009 DEATH David Vine, British sports broadcaster (Born 1936)
11th of January 2010 DEATH Miep Gies, Dutch Humanitarian, discoverer of Anne Frank's diary (Born 1909)
11th of January 2010 DEATH Mick Green, British guitarist (Born 1944)
11th of January 2010 DEATH Joe Rollino, American strongman, weightlifter, and boxer (Born 1905)

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